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European giant preparing to sell Liverpool and Spurs’ defensive target

BartraLiverpool and Tottenham Hotspur fans in the Transfer Tavern are discussing a boost they’ve received in the transfer market, with a defensive target potentially becoming available.

Spanish outlet Marca state Barcelona are preparing to cash-in on 25-year-old defender Marc Bartra this summer, who is available for a minimal fee due to a clause in his contract.

Having failed to feature in more than 60% of Barcelona’s games this season, Bartra is available for just €12m and Barcelona will extend his contract by one-year but will not remove that clause, opening the door for a Premier League move.

The Catalan giants need to sort out their finances this summer and that’s likely to mean a number of exits for fringe players, whilst it’s possible that some bigger names will also become available.

Young Bartra, who has a earned a wealth of experienced throughout the years in Catalonia, is a target for both Spurs and Liverpool this summer and Barcelona will not stand in the way of a departure.

After years as an understudy, Bartra will likely seek regular first-team action and may also push for a move to a Champions League club, which would put the north London outfit in the driving seat for his signature.

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