Barcelona is looking for new defensive options for the upcoming season, thus showed its interest in Juventus star Matthijs de Ligt and the Milan Skriniar Inter Milan center-back.
To identify various Series A targets for the next campaign, the Catalan giants also set its sights on fellow Juventus players Daniele Rugani and Mattia de Sciglio.
According to Mundo Deportivo, the coronavirus pandemic affected the Spanish champions financially which led Barca to sell both Samuel Umtiti and Nelson Semedo.
Long-term admirers of De Ligt have been Barcelona, with the La Liga outfit showing interest in the 20-year-old before moving to the Old Lady.
Skriniar seems to be a promising option for the manager with Quique Setien desperate to strengthen his squad’s defense.
Both defenders from Premier League side Manchester United also attracted interest.