One of Cristiano Ronaldo’s team-mates appears to be harbouring some resentment towards him and has let Barcelona know of his availability as a result.
According to Don Balon, Fernando Bernadeschi, has felt marginalised since the arrival of Mauricio Sarri and betrayed by the 35-year-old.
The reason for Bernadeschi’s ire would seem to be that he’s simply been forgotten, and that a perceived dressing room influence from the Portuguese star has seen the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Juan Cuadrado, Douglas Costa and Paulo Dybala all get ahead of Bernadeschi in the pecking order at the Allianz Stadium.
Don Balon go on to reveal that Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, has already been contacted by the Italian to alert him as to the current situation.
Any transfer would cost around €40m, and at just 26 years of age, the player offers an attacking presence on both sides of the pitch, versatility which may be of value to the Catalans.
To add to that, such a price would appear to be a great deal cheaper than other options that may be on the market in the summer.
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And this could also appeal to Barcelona who will surely be one of many clubs looking to tighten the purse strings in the wake of the coronavirus.
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