Barcelona is close to sign Benfica defender Nelson Semedo.
Barcelona’s new coach, Ernesto Valverde, is close to make the first transfer after arriving at Camp Nou.
According to the Portuguese daily newspaper A Bola, Barcelona is close to transferring Benfica defender Nelson Semedo.
A Bola writes that Barcelona is expected to spend nearly 50 million euros for Portugal’s national team player.
Semedo has a contract with Benfica until 2021, while the 23-year-old’s card from the Portuguese club is vauled at 80m euros.
Semedo was transferred to Benfica in 2012 from a small Portuguese squad, Sintrense.