Barcelona are assured of signing Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta on a free switch this summer season, GOAL understands.
Azpilicueta, 32, has been a longtime first-teamer for the Blues ever since he first moved to Stamford Bridge in 2012.
Nonetheless he’s at odds with the membership over renewing his contract, giving Barca a chance so as to add him to their squad.
Eager so as to add high quality and expertise to their backline, Barcelona have made Azpilicueta a prime goal for the summer season switch window.
Coach Xavi is preventing onerous to finish the deal, which might undergo when his deal expires in June.
Chelsea hope to depend on his companies for 2022-23 and talks have taken place over a attainable renewal.
For now although the 2 events are but to strike an settlement, with no new talks having been held between participant and membership for the reason that starting of January.