The inevitable at Camp Nou has arrived along with the end of the season in LaLiga.
Xavi's rebuild and transformation of the Barcelona has lingered over this past season, despite the need to recover from their slow start.
According to reports, the Blaugrana are not wasting any time.
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Xavi has informed a number of Barcelona's players that the club is intending to sell them, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Riqui Puig, Samuel Umtiti, Oscar Mingueza and Martin Braithwaite have already been notified they are not in the club's future plans.
The four of them have been peripheral figures under Xavi, since he took over as head coach in November, but he had avoided contract talk with the press during the season.
While the 42-year-old has confirmed he has spoken to those four players "and others", it appears to be only the start of a sizeable squad transformation.
Many players are prepared to leave Barcelona this summer. Xavi now confirms he’s spoken with some of them to communicate the intention to sell #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 21, 2022
Riqui Puig, Umtiti, Mingueza and Braithwaite are not in Barça plans.
Xavi confirms: “Yes, I spoke with them and others”.
– Meanwhile, the Barca boss has confirmed they are in talks to sign Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, Goal reports.
– Napoli have rejected a €90million (£76m) bid from Arsenal for Victor Osimhen, according to Calciomercato.
– The Daily Mail is reporting Paris Saint-Germain are preparing a final offer for Paul Pogba, but Juventus are confident their offer of a €14.2m yearly salary will be sufficient.
– The Daily Mail is also reporting that Inter want Ivan Perisic to agree to a new contract amid interest from Tottenham and Chelsea.