Monday July 8 2013
Barca to lure Valero back to Spain?

Borja Valero is on Barcelona’s shortlist as a possible replacement for the outgoing Thiago Alcantara, reports suggest.

Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo believe that the Fiorentina playmaker is one of a number of players being targeted by the Camp Nou club to fill the gap left by the youngster.

Thiago is set to join Manchester United in an €18m move, and the paper insist that the Viola man is currently being sounded out by the Barca board.

Also on the list are Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan, Jack Wilshere of Arsenal and Athletic Bilbao man Ander Herrera.

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