News from Spain: Barcelona working to sign both Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso from Chelsea

Barcelona want to sign both Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso.

The Catalan club are keen to strengthen their defence this summer and have targeted Chelseas Spanish pair as being viable options for them in that regard according to Fabrizio Romano.

Alonso seems set to leave Stamford Bridge but Barcelonas move for him depends on the final price demanded by Chelsea.

Azpilicueta has a two-year contract on the table from Barcelona but is waiting for a meeting with Chelsea to decide his future.

Also in the mix is Andreas Christensen, another Chelsea defender whos set to join Barcelona on a free transfer when his contract expires at the end of this season.

Barcelona are on course to finish 12 points behind their great rivals Real Madrid this season and recognise that they need to strengthen significantly to make that distance up.Bringing in such experienced defenders goes some way to doing that.

Barcelona are working on both Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso. No doubts on Alonso: hes set to leave Chelsea but Bara deal depends on final price. #FCB

Azpilicueta has a two-year deal bid on the table from Bara, waiting for a meeting with Chelsea to decide his future. pic.twitter.com/0ThYVPhkyB

Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 17, 2022

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