Xavi Hernandez is very clear about the profile of the player he needs to strengthen his team in this winter market.
There are two positions that the coach considers very deficient in the current team: winger and center-forward. For the first, he is very clear about the player who best fits his list: Manchester City striker Ferran Torres.
The Spanish player has been selected by the technical secretariat to strengthen the team in this winter market. However, the club, aware that Torres’ departure will not be easy – now they share Barcelona and City around 15 million euros – are considering other, cheaper and more affordable alternatives.
And one of these options is, as published by “Sport”, the Chilean striker of Inter, Alexis Sanchez.
Xavi, who knows him perfectly when he met him as a player, considers the Chilean a very lucrative player, especially in search of imbalance and goal.
It seems, according to the newspaper, that the operation would be subject to Inter accepting the loan of Luuk de Jong until the end of the season.
Either way, as AS has learned, Xavi does not consider Alexis as his first option to occupy this position, who continues to have Ferran Torres as his priority candidate.
It should be remembered that Alexis played three seasons at Barcelona (2011/14), with a total record of 141 games played, 47 goals and 35 assists. Now, at the age of 32, he may have a new opportunity, like Alves.