Brighton and Bournemouth 'interested in Barcelona B captain Monchu'

Brighton and Bournemouth ‘interested in Barcelona B captain Monchu… who is open to offers if Quique Setien doesn’t give him a first-team chance’ when the season resumes in Spain

  • Brighton and Bournemouth are eyeing up a move for Ramon ‘Monchu’ Rodriquez
  • Barcelona B captain has enjoyed a stellar season, scoring eight from midfield
  • The Premier League duo are ready to offer a loan-to-buy package to tempt Barca
  • Monchu is ‘open to offers’ should he not be given first-team opportunities

Brighton and Bournemouth are reportedly eyeing up a move for Barcelona B captain Ramon ‘Monchu’ Rodriguez.

The Catalan giants’ reserve team skipper has enjoyed a stellar season so far, scoring eight goals from midfield that has also garnered interest from Germany.

His fine performances could now see the Premier League duo fight it out for his services and both are willing to offer a loan-to-buy package in order to tempt Barcelona into selling him, according to Mundo Deportivo.

Brighton and Bournemouth are repotedly eyeing up a move for Barcelona B captain Monchu

Barca’s first-team boss Quique Setien is said to be a big fan of Monchu’s but may be unable to offer many opportunities alongside Lionel Messi and Co.

The report goes on to state that the 20-year-old is open to a move away from Barcelona, should he not be offered a role in the side once football make its return following a lengthy absence due to the coronavirus.

The midfielder’s current deal at the Nou Camp is set to expire in June 2021 while the club do have the option to extend it by another two years.

Monchu is ‘open to offers’ should he not be given first-team opportunities at the Nou Camp

Monchu is valued at £1.7million (€2m) by Barcelona and any deal that would see him leave would most likely include a buy-back clause.

The Spaniard has made 26 appearances this season, where he has also provided three assists.

He is yet to feature for Barcelona at a senior level. 




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