Telegraph: Barça and City study a Semedo-Cancelo barter

first_imgCancelo would come to replace a Semedo that has not convinced and that the club has already put on the list of transferable. Publicly, Guardiola assured that he did not want to get rid of the Portuguese but he does not see it as essential either. “What has to happen will happen”, he assured. The former Valencia player has played less than expected and could try to force his departure.A deprecated formulaThe stoppage of soccer due to the coronavirus has also stopped the flow of income from television rights to the club box, one of its main sources of money that serves to sustain the millionaire transfers.Given the shortage of funds expected for the next market, barter is a formula that could be back in fashion in which assets are exchanged, players in this case, instead of paying in exchange for a footballer. The next transfer market could end Nelson Semedo’s time as a FC Barcelona player. According to the Daily Telegraph, the Portuguese likes Pep Guardiola and Manchester City would propose a barter with Joao Cancelo, ex of Valencia who arrived in another exchange for the exmadridista Danilo from Juventus.Semedo was close to leaving last summer, with Atlético as the main destination, but he finally stayed in Barcelona. Now, Manchester City could be their destination to compete for a spot with Kyle Walker.last_img read more