Barcelona manager has personally made direct contact with top summer target about joining the club this summer
However, following the uncertain future of De Jong Xavi is keen to sign a perfect replacement this summer
The likes of Premier League midfielder has emerged as the best player for the position
Barcelona is pressing ahead with its transfer plans for the summer, despite the economic setback
Xavi and Barcelona board are working very hard to sure the sign important players ahead of next season’s project
The club suffered lots of setbacks after losing their key players including the likes of Leo Messi
Multiple players like Martin Zubimendi, Aurelien Tchouameni, and Ruben Neves have been considered for the role before Barcelona settled in on the latter as the most viable option to strengthen the position.
Now, SPORT is reporting that Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez has taken matters into his own hands
And personally called Ruben Neves to try and convince him to sign for the Catalans in the summer
The 25-year-old has been with Wolves for five years now but hinted that he could be ready for his next move
Moreover, with his comments on the final matchday of the 2021/22 campaign
The Portuguese international has been courting interest from the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United as well
Xavi decided to speak to Neves personally in order to ensure that the midfielder chooses Camp Nou over any other destination.
The report further states that Neves is convinced by the sporting project put forth by Barça
However, he is keen on joining forces with Xavi at the Catalan club next season