The new 18-year-old Landon Donovan that FC Barcelona wants to signHe could be the inheritor of one of the greatest USMNT player ever and is set to leave to Barça.
FC Barcelona have been working on scouting during the last transfer windows and instead of doing multimillionaire investments they bet on some young talented players that could be great in the future. The financial crisis that the club faces help sport advisers to take such a decision.
United States is a place where they are looking at and the prof of such a statement is that players such as Sergiño Dest or Konrad de la Fuente have been signed recently. Now there is another USMNT player who could be signed by Barça. Those who know him assure that he has similar conditions to Landon Donovan, star from the national team on his days.
His name is Gianluca Busio, he is a right footed midfielder and plays in Sporting Kansas City. With just 18 years old he has caught the attention not just from the Catalan side but also from other top European clubs, as international press revealed. At the MLS they think that he will be leaving soon to play in a major team.
Sporting KC has ended first on the last regular season, thanks to performances of players as Busio, and on the MLS Cup Playoffs they eliminated San Jose Earthquakes to then be defeated by Minnesota United FC. After 57 matches for the first team of SKC he scored six goals and gave seven assists. Despite his father is Italian, he has chosen to play with USMNT so far, where he made his debut on January 2020.