Barcelona’s Pagari Roberto from Reach Chelsea
Chelsea got a severe blow in an effort to bring Sergi Roberto from Barcelona. The Catalunya club confirmed Roberto’s position as an important part of the future.
The Blues had previously hoped for the serbabisa player to come to Stamford Bridge this summer. Chelsea need fresh blood in midfield following the departure of Nemanja Matic.
However, Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde, said Roberto will be relied on next season. That way, chances Chelsea recruit Roberto could vanish. In addition to the Blues, Manchester United also want the 25-year-old player.
“In some games, he will be a major player. While in some other matches are not. But Roberto remains an important player, “said Valverde told Mundo Deportivo.
Roberto’s position at Camp Nou is under threat following Paulinho’s arrival from the Chinese Super League with a £ 36.5m band. With the cost of that, Paulinho staying digadang going into the regular team.
Roberto’s status will be more difficult if Barcelona bring in Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) and Ousmane Dembele (Borussia Dortmund).