LIGA - Barcelona FC boss Koeman not interested in Sanches
Coming from a couple brilliant seasons into Lille ranks, which peaked into Les Dogues, against all odds, achieving Ligue 1 title, Portuguese international midfielder Renato Sanches has recently been linked to many A-listers around Europe. While not managing to shine out when he had his chance as a Bayern Munich player, back in 2016/17 and 2018/19, former Benfica and Swansea City playmaker, still on a deal with French club until June 2023, isn't however an actual target for Barcelona FC, according to Spanish source RAC 1. Blaugrana boss Ronald Koeman doesn't seem interested in Sanches at all indeed.
Roughly worth 30 million euros right now, according to Transfermarkt.de, which means 50% more than the sum he was purchased by from Bayern, in summer 2019, by Lille, Aguias alumni is a worthwhile name anyway on the current football trade scene. Inquired about by both Juventus and Liverpool a few weeks ago, the 1997-born playmaker, turning 24 on August 18, is tracked by Arsenal (as a Granit Xhaka replacement), AS Roma (which seem however to be on the right way to fetch Xhaka himself from Gunners), and has even been linked to a move back into Bayern Munich ranks.
Part of Euro 2016 successful venture with Portugal, Sanches has to date already won four national titles (Primeira Liga 2015/16, Bundesliga 2016/17 and 2018/19, Ligue 1 2020/21); throughout his club career, he capped 196 times in official games overall, scoring twelve goals therein.