Ansu Fati is considering leaving Barcelona in the final few days of the transfer window with Chelsea and Tottenham among the clubs who have submitted an offer, according to reports in Spain.
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After months of speculation surrounding the 20-year-old’s future, the winger was expected to stay at Barca for at least another season.
Earlier this year, Fati had been advised by his own father to leave Barcelona due to his lack of playing time under Xavi.
Fati has featured in all three of Barca’s La Liga games so far this season but only as a second-half substitute and with the potential arrival of Joao Felix, his chances of a regular role could diminish.
According to Mundo Deportivo, Fati is now giving serious consideration to leaving Barcelona before the transfer window closes on Friday.
The report claims that Chelsea, Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund are three ‘firm’ offers on the table for the winger.
Xavi, however, has indicated that he expects Fati to remain at Barca after the winger was linked with a surprise move to Real Madrid.
‘This is a joke, isn’t it?’ Xavi said earlier this month.
‘I have already been very blunt about Ansu. Debates are being generated that make no sense. Ansu is an important player and is part of the club’s heritage, now and in the future.
‘They [the media] are generating sterile debates with Ansu and I don’t understand it. He is a player who belongs to Barca and we count on him. He is in good shape and we are very happy with his performance.’
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