Bayern Munich star Renato Sanches wants a move to Barcelona from Bayern Munich after a disappointing season with the German Champions.
The former Benfica midfielder made 17 league appearances for Bundesliga and was far away from the performance that made him won the young player of the tournament award at Euro 2016.
The Portuguese midfielder is considering a move to Barcelona after just spending a year with the German champions, Sanches wants to play under the new Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde.Related: World class midfielder chooses Real Madrid over Barcelona
Barcelona wants a creative midfielder that can replace the ageing Iniesta and underwhelming Arda Turan.
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says Sanches, driven by super-agent Jorge Mendes, is hoping to secure a move to the Nou Camp for the underperforming Bayern Munich star.
Sanches will be a cheaper buy for Barcelona when compare to the price they will cough out for the likes of Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho and Paris St-Germain’s Marco Verratti considering the low funds at the club available for spending.
Marco Verratti has reportedly said he will prefer a move to the Bernabeu as he likes the project of Zinedine Zidane to that of Barcelona.
Barcelona is also set to sign Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin who went through the youth ranks at the Nou Camp.