Barcelona have allegedly earmarked AZ Alkmaar left-back Owen Wijndal as a potential long-term successor to Jordi Alba.
Barca have been credited with an interest in Atalanta BC’s Robin Gosens, as the Catalan giants are said to be keen on signing competition for Alba next term.
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However, according to AS, Wijndal has emerged as a transfer target for Ronald Koeman’s side, with the Netherlands international enjoying another impressive season at club level.
The 21-year-old scored two goals and provided six assists in 43 appearances for AZ during the 2020-21 season, and the youngster still has more than two years left on his contract.
The leading bookmakers listed on best online casino make Wijndal the second favourite after Gosens, and the Dutchman deserves that status.
The report adds that the La Liga giants are hopeful of paying under €15m for Wijndal, although the Eredivisie outfit are expected to resist his departure in the upcoming market.