Due to their prevailing financial predicament, Barcelona has now resorted to scouring several low-cost options as they gear up for the forthcoming summer market. The plight of the Catalan side has reached a critical stage, prompting them to adopt a strategic plan of action to ensure a frugal window this season. While the club’s ultimate goal is to welcome back Lionel Messi, who happens to be out of contract at PSG, they are duly aware of the importance of being prudent with their spending habits.
With that said, Barcelona is currently pondering on several potential candidates, one of which includes Brazilian professional footballer, Raphael Veiga. Notably, the Palmeiras midfielder has established himself as one of the continent’s best performers in his role, at the ripe age of 27. Presently, Veiga’s contract with Palmeiras is valid until December 2026, and if signed, the transfer fee could cost a relatively modest amount of €15 million.
According to Abel Ferreira, the coach of Veiga’s current team, the Brazilian is the most versatile player he has ever coached, in his position as number 10. The coach heaped glowing praise on Veiga, declaring him as the epitome of quality, due to his ability to score goals, provide assists, and even retrieve possession when needed. As it stands, the outcome of Barcelona’s summer transfer ambitions remains to be seen, and only time will tell if they will succeed in their bid to bolster their squad.