Barcelona could look to use some players in a potential deal to sign Ruben Neves from Wolves this summer.
According to SPORT, the Spanish giants are still keen to land the Portuguese maestro who is one of three options for them.
The others are Aurelien Tchouaméni of AS Monaco and Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad.
It is stated by SPORT that, of the three players, Barca are advancing on Neves thanks to agent Jorge Mendes. He hopes to agree in favourable conditions.
Supposedly, Neves would actually be the cheapest option for Barca.
Interestingly, SPORT say that a number of players could be used in a potential deal to take Neves to the Nou Camp.
They are Ez Abde, Nico Gonzalez, Alejandro Balde, Riqui Puig and Oscar Mingueza.
Mendes is said to feel ‘convinced’ that a move involving one or more of these players and Neves can come to fruition.
It is also stated that Neves would love to play for Barcelona.
The claim comes as Neves took to the Molineux turf for the final time this season yesterday against Norwich City.
The midfielder was seen to be looking somewhat emotional and pensive as the players thanked supporters after the game, which finished 1-1.
It remains to be seen if that was the final time Neves plays at Molineux as a Wolves player.
Wolves should request players, but still ensure they bank big fee for Ruben Neves
There does seem to be a feeling now that Neves will be leaving Wolves.
Wolves will finish the campaign without European football for next season, which might have been the only thing to keep him at the club.
He’s given five outstanding years of service.
And it might now be his time to move on. But Wolves absolutely must ensure that they are appropriately compensated.
Bringing in the likes of Puig or Gonzalez would be exciting, but Wanderers can’t allow any lowballing in terms of the actual cash offer.