SPORT UPDATE: Chelsea and Manchester United on alert for potential transfer as Barcelona won’t meet star’s hefty demands

Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba is demanding larger wages on the Camp Nou, with Chelsea and Manchester United monitoring his scenario.

In keeping with Don Balon, the Spaniard desires to be on the identical pay packet as fellow teammates Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets, as he continues to stall negotiations over a brand new contract at Barca.

Busquets, Pique and Sergi Roberto had been all given new offers earlier than Alba’s was even mentioned and along with his present contract set to run out in 2020, he feels that he has earned the best to be one of many membership’s prime earners – as per Marca.

Don Balon states that a number of prime European golf equipment have been placed on alert concerning the 29-year-old, together with Chelsea, Man United, Juventus and Bayern Munich, however no formal presents have been made but.

Ought to Alba certainly find yourself leaving the Camp Nou this summer time whoever manages to land his signature shall be gaining arguably one of the best left-back in European soccer, as he boasts a sterling CV which incorporates 4 La Liga titles and a Champions League winners medal.

Barcelona are going to have to supply Alba an enormous wage improve in the event that they wish to preserve maintain of him

Chelsea have had a combined 2018-19 marketing campaign up thus far, nonetheless within the hunt for main trophies however too far off the tempo to contend for the Premier League title, with Italian boss Maurizio Sarri in his first 12 months on the helm.

United’s has been significantly worse, in the meantime, because the tyrannical reign of ex-manager Jose Mourinho has left the workforce going through a wrestle to qualify for subsequent seasons Champions League, now underneath the management of caretaker coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Blues want for a left-sided defender could be better than their English rivals at this stage, nonetheless, with Marcos Alonso occupying that function at Stamford Bridge with combined outcomes over the previous couple of months, whereas Luke Shaw has been a shiny spark for United in the identical place.

That being mentioned Alba has the standard and expertise to stroll into any squad on the planet and each Sarri and Solskjaer would absolutely like to land his signature in 2019, that means this story is one to regulate because it develops over the approaching weeks.

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