Report: FC Barcelona Chasing Left-Back Of African Origin

FC Barcelona are reportedly on the hunt for a new left-back, and have identified a player with African roots as their preferred target, while it has also been claimed a Liverpool defender is on the shortlist.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see Barca’s reported left-back shortlist.

The Catalan giants are looking for a back-up for Jordi Alba after Lucas Digne left the club to join Everton in the recent transfer window, and Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo believe Olympique Lyon’s Ferland Mendy is the Blaugrana’s top target.

The 23-year-old, who was born in France but whose parents hail from Senegal and Guinea, joined Lyon from Le Havre for just €5 million (R84 million) in July 2017, and has since made a name for himself in 44 appearances for the French…

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