Barcelona won their last match in La Liga at home 5-2 against Real Betis as Lionel Messi scored his first goal apart from penalties this season. Griezmann and Dembele looked to recapture their long lost form as both of them netted a goal each.
Barcelona register a huge win to bounce back
This win was much required Barcelona to stand strong and rise their way up the league table. However, Ronald Koeman realizes that he has failed to bring in a proper 9 in his squad. Luis Suarez left the Catalan club in the summer transfer window and Barca could not replace him.
Memphis Depay was supposed to join the Blaugrana on the deadline but things did not go accordingly as Barcelona did not meet the salary caps regulation to complete the transfer.
The Dutch boss admitted Barcelona have regularly failed to finish great chances and gain the lead with ease due to the lack of a striker. Messi also could not help his side with low key form in recent games. There is a possibility Barca may venture into the market than opting to go forward with Memphis Depay in the winter transfer window.
Thuram: New talent to vouch for in the upcoming transfer window
Borussia Monchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram is in fine form and is catching everyone’s eye with his stellar form and attacking prowess. Former Juventus player Lillian Thuram’s son is on the radar in some of the top European clubs in the upcoming transfer window.
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Premier League side Manchester City is trying to snap up the 23-year-old but Juventus is also in the race for the player. It seems Barcelona is also joining the competition to sign Thuram and bolster the attack for good, as per Mundo Deportivo. He netted 10 goals and provided 8 assists in the last campaign to finish 4th in the Bundesliga.
Thuram has not had a great start to his season like the last term as he has just one goal in 6 games in the league but he has put up a show in the Champions League. He scored two goals against Real Madrid and shocked the Los Blancos. He also created another goal for his side in the European competition. There are reports that the great whites are impressed with the player’s goal-scoring ability in difficult situations. They consider he can replace Luka Jovic who has yet proved himself with goal scoring and consistent form.