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Ronald Koeman surprised and asked for two Argentine players

The Dutch coach wants to strengthen his squad for next season  

Ronald Koeman
Ronald Koeman

After an uneven start to the season, with more defeats than triumphs, Barcelona found its way. Although it didn't manage to be in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, since an instance before Paris Saint-Germain eliminated it, the Catalan club's in the final of the Copa del Rey, where on Saturday it will play against Real Sociedad, and it is also in the top positions in La Liga. 

Marcos Senesi and Lisandro Martínez.

Knowing that next season he will have to be the protagonist again, and with a difficult economy, coach Ronald Koeman has already given the managers two names of players to try to sign "at low cost". These are the Argentine defenders Lisandro Martínez, from Ajax, and Marcos Senesi, from Feyenoord, are in the sights of Barcelona for the next season, as revealed this Thursday by the Catalan press, which indicated that Lionel Messi's team is looking for "a left-handed central ".

"The defenders Martínez and Senesi, both Argentine, are some of the options that coach Ronald Koeman is evaluating to reinforce Barcelona's defense with a left-handed central defender. He knows 23-year-old Martinez who plays for Ajax and he is a team with which Barcelona has a very good relationship after the signings of Frankie De Jong and (Sergiño) Dest", published the Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo.

Regarding Senesi (23) who plays for Feyenoord, in Barcelona they highlight that "he can play in the left lane, he is powerful and has arrival", alluding to the fact that the defender from San Lorenzo scored three goals in the season and gave three assists in the team of the city of Rotterdam.

Barcelona will try to get rid of Samuel Umtiti whom they already tried to fire last year since the Frenchman didn't regain his "level", they say at the Barça club.

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