Ariedo Braida's Italian agenda

Barça are following up to 6 players from Serie A

Ariedo Braida's Italian agenda
Ariedo Braida's Italian agenda

Barça are following up to 6 players from Serie A

Ariedo Braida
Ariedo Braida

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FC Barcelona's International Football Director, Ariedo Braida, was Director in AC Milan for more than 10 years. So his knowledge about the Italian football was one of the reasons to hire him.

Despite FIFA's ban, Barça are planning which players they can incorporate when the sanction is over. According to the newspaper Mundo Deportivo, Ariedo Braida have listed 6 footballers from Serie A:

(Above, Darmian, Felipe Anderson and Dybala; below, Pogba, Kovacic and Pjanic)


Matteo Darmian

25-year-old Italian right-back, currently playing in Torino. He could be the replacement for Alves. He grew playing in Milan.


Paul Pogba

The crown Jewel and objective Num. 1. This 21-year-old French midfielder, currently playing for Juventus, would be an important investment Barça would agree to do.

Mateo Kovacic

1 year younger than Pogba, the Croatian player from Inter is a playmaker midfielder. One of the great young promises of calcio.

Miralem Pjanic

Aged 25 —born in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina,— this midfielder is currently playing for Rome. Pjanic has never hidden his preferences for Barça. He coincided with Luis Enrique when the coach was in this Italian club.

Felipe Anderson

Young Brazilian footballer —21 years old. He is an attacking midfielder of Lazio. Mundo Deportivo explains Barça sent a talent scout in the Brazil U23 match —where Rafinha was also playing— to keep a watch on him.


Paulo Dybala

The 6th man in the list is the Argentine Paulo Dybala, 21-year-old striker playing for Palermo. A creative footballer that could replace Pedro. Fighting for this position, we also find Villarreal's Luciano Vietto.