Inigo Martinez has been spotted in Barcelona.
Thats according to Diario Sport, who report that the Athletic Club centre-back arrived at El Prat at three on Monday. He took off from Bilbao on flight VY1427 and brought a suitcase with him.
Martinezs contract with Athletic runs until the summer of 2023 and its understood that he has a release clause included in it of 80m. Barcelona have long been credited with interest in him.
Martinez, a key part of Luis Enriques Spanish national team, is 30 years of age and very much in his prime. Its thought hed be delighted to join Barcelona after four years at San Mames.
Its well known that Barcelona are keen to strengthen over the summer months and centre-back is a priority position. Its thought that Andreas Christensen will join on a free transfer from Chelsea but that theyre are also keen to bring in another option.