Chelsea defenders Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso are close to join Barcelona this summer
However, the Blues new owner Todd Boehly had direct meeting with Barcelona president Laporta on Thursday
As per reports, Barcelona revealed their interest to sign both Azpilicueta and Alonso this summer
The Spanish players has one years left on their contract with Chelsea and will be delighted to part ways
Their transfer to Barcelona will help Thomas Tuchel unlock his midfielder target Frenkie de Jong
Thomas Tuchel has revealed desire to sign the De Jong this summer before the two had a meet
Although, the final decision talk in the meeting has not yet been disclosed to fans now
But the media claimed, De Jong deal to Chelsea were discuss and Barcelona is set to offload the players
Manchester United is am so interested to sign De Jong both Chelsea could hijack the deal
The news coming out of Barcelona, specifically Mundo Deportivo, is that Barcelona have accepted that both
Of their Spanish defenders will depart the club and join Andreas Christensen in Barcelona.
However they will only do so once Chelsea have found replacements.
That puts a significant delay on the transfers and both Alonso and Azpilicueta are now assuming that they will be going on Chelsea’s preseason tour to the USA.
This news will no doubt frustrate Xavi Hernandez most of all.
The Catalan manager is overseeing his first preseason in charge at Barcelona and will no doubt
Have been keen to have as many of his squad for next season in training, as he tries to drill down his system.