Champions League winner Chelsea have joined the race as they move to acquire out of favor Barcelona Wonderkid after the signing of Romelu Lukaku.
Chelsea is among other top premier League clubs are set to be eyeing move for Barcelona wonderkid.
Barcelona star Ilaix Moriba is sought after by every member of the Premier League’s top teams this summer, including Chelsea.
The 18-year-old enjoyed a great campaign with Ronald Koeman last season, yet he has been banished back to the B team amid a tense showdown on the deal.
Moriba’s current deal at Camp Nou is set to expire in the summer of 2022, and Blaugrana president Joan Laporta has denounced his frustration over the situation, as the teenager’s high wage demands are believed to be delaying negotiations.
Chelsea, Man Utd, and Man City have been inclined to pitch for Moriba, however, 90Min is now reporting that Arsenal, Liverpool, and Tottenham Hotspur have spoken to the playmaker’s agent.
According to the report West Ham United, Everton, Leicester City, and Wolverhampton Wanderers have also been alerted to Moriba’s availability, while RB Leipzig, Lyon, Borussia Dortmund, and AS Monaco are hoping to convince him to snub interest from the English top league.
Moriba registered one goal and three assists from 18 games in all competitions last season, and Barcelona supposedly remains confident about their chances of the new deal.
Barcelona’s other midfielder, Philippe Coutinho has been also rumored with a switch to Premier League with both Arsenal and Liverpool keeping tabs on his services.