Sport, a famous Catalan media outlet, reports that. Matsen is one of the list of left-backs that Barcelona have been eyeing for a while now. Due to the Dutch star’s contract remaining with Chelsea. There are only a few months left UFABET
Ian Maatsen is about to expire with Chelsea in June 2024. Although the Blue Lions A new contract has been proposed for consideration. But the 21-year-old left-back still wants clarity on his chances of playing in Mauricio Pochettino’s side in the 2023-24 season. As well as considering any offers that have come his way.
The report states that Barcelona scouts have keeping an eye on Maatzen’s performance for several years and have always reported positive information. Especially his performance with Burnley on loan last season. That played an important role in leading the team to promotion to the Premier League.
Previously, Chelsea accepted a £32 million offer from Burnley who wanted to buy out Maatsen in the final stretch of the summer transfer window. But the left-back of the Netherlands national team The under-21 team was called up to the senior national team last month. Instead, he refused to move to a new Premier League team.
For Barcelona, they currently have Alejandro Balde as their main left-back and Marcos Alonso as their backup option. The former Chelsea defender is about to expire at Camp Nou at the end of this season. And there is the possibility of renewing the contract. But the players must accept a pay cut in the new contract.