Swap deals will be more prevalent this summer as the financial situation of all football clubs are in question. So, new reports say that Barca wants to swap right-back Nelson Semedo for Manchester City’s Joao Cancelo in the summer transfer window.
According to The Telegraph, due to the coronavirus pandemic means clubs around Europe will be looking to swap players this summer and Barca are keen to bring the 25-year-old.
Semedo’s had an uncertain future for a little while and there was regular rumors that Barcelona are willing to offload him in the next transfer window.
The Portugal international’s devastating pace and dribbling has helped the Blaugranas many a times but his defensive duties have been questioned always. He has featured in 21 of Barca’s 27 La Liga games in 2019-20 and said in February thay his new manager Quique Setien has lot of trust in him.
Yet new report suggests that he could be replaced by Cancelo, who switched from Juventus to Manchester City in August 2019 but has struggled to make much of an impact at the Etihad Stadium.
Cancelo has only made eight Premier League starts since then because of their preferred right-back Kyle Walker and may welcome a new challenge if this sep transfer completes this summer.
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