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Chelsea & Bayern Munich interested by cut price transfer for Barcelona striker


Chelsea and Bayern Munich have each been credited with curiosity in Barcelona striker Marc Guiu.

Guiu, 18, scored on his debut for Barca in October and ended the marketing campaign with two targets in seven appearances below Xavi, who turned to {the teenager} forward of big-money signing Vitor Roque in the direction of the tip of the season.

As first revealed by Guillem Balague, Chelsea have made contact to debate a potential transfer for Guiu, whose present contract features a launch clause price simply €6m (£5.1m).

This was later backed up by Fabrizio Romano who, alongside Chelsea, named Bayern as potential suitors for Guiu.

Barca hope to maintain Guiu and plan to open talks over a brand new contract which might improve his launch clause.

Marc Guiu

Guiu broke by way of below Xavi / Alex Caparros/GettyImages

Guiu’s contract runs till 2025, that means Barca are below strain to resolve his future as quickly as potential earlier than he enters the ultimate yr of his deal, which may see him go away without spending a dime on the finish of subsequent season.

Chelsea have checked out Barca’s academy on numerous events in recent times. Alejandro Balde was a goal in 2020 earlier than his senior break-out, whereas centre-back Pau Cubarsi was focused final summer season.

Cubarsi was given a senior position final season and rewarded with a brand new big-money contract, and Barca now discover themselves going through the same scenario with Guiu.

The 18-year-old striker’s future may rely on that of Roque. The Brazilian’s agent has warned they won’t settle for a mortgage transfer, that means there may very well be no house for Guiu in a squad which already consists of Robert Lewandowski.