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Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman is reportedly confident of bringing in Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum on a free transfer next season.
The future of the Dutch international has been in doubt for some time, with his contract expiring at the end of this season and Sky sports recently reporting that talks on a new deal at Anfield had stalled.
This could put Barcelona in a strong position to sign him, and Sports world reports that Koeman is confident of landing Wijnaldum, as well as two of his other main targets: Lyon forward Memphis Depay and Manchester City defender Eric Garcia.
That could be very important for Barcelona after a difficult couple of years in which the team has experienced a great decline.
The Catalan giants have underperformed in the Champions League in particular, made all the more painful by the great success of their rivals Real Madrid in the recent history of the competition.
Barça also missed the La Liga title last season and it is clear that Koeman needs more signings to improve this squad.
However, it is a serious blow for Liverpool, as Wijnaldum has proven to be a very important player and a huge fan favorite for the Reds in recent years.