Goalkeeper casting at the FC Barcelona
Marc-André Ter Stegen has been number one in the gate of the FC Barcelona for years. Although the ex-Gladbacher is not always saddlefest this season, it enjoys fully confidence in coach Xavi. Nevertheless, the Catalans work in the background to rebuild the goalkeeper team of the future.
Marc-André Ter Stegen is set at FC Barcelona, since his change from Borussia Mönchengladbach in the summer of 2014, he already completed over 300 competitive games for the Bluegrana. Also in the further course of this season as well as at least in the following season 2022/23, the 29-year-old should guard the box at Barca. According to “Mundo Deportivo” there is no doubt, especially since his working paper is valid until 2025.
Behind it, however, the club must rebuild, reports Ter Stegens direction. Spare man Neto, contract until 2023, could never really emerge from the Shadow Ter Stegen. In addition, the Brazilian simply devours too much content for a number two. In any case, at the highly neglected FC Barcelona, each cent is currently turned over twice.
New number two at Barca could in future be self-green Inaki Pena, which was awarded in winter at Galatasaray. Since the Turkish first division has not received a purchase option, Pena will probably receive his chance at Barcelona.
Wildert Barca at FC Seville?
In the considerations of the Spaniards, Meanwhile, five more final men play a role that should be taken closely in the coming weeks and months. Maybe one of the five goalkeepers will soon find the way to the team of coach Xavi.
According to this, the two French Illan Meslier, 21-year-old Keeper of Leeds United, and Alban Lafont (23), who is under contract under the FC Nantes. In Florence-goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski also plays “Mundo Deportivo” a very experienced man on the list, which had to give his regular place in Tuscany this season.
The 19-year-old Maarten Vandevordt (Genk) would be a man for the future, which was also traded Seville-Keeper Yassine Bounou would be more of one who makes Ter Stegen competition. The 37-fold international Morokkos born in Canada has another contract until 2024 at the league competitor. The 30-year-old had fought the Pilanzplatz in Seville last season.