Press reports revealed Barcelona’s interest in including Moroccan international Ezzedine Ounahi during the next winter transfer market.
Ounahi played a pivotal role during the current World Cup, contributing to his team reaching the semi-finals of the tournament, and he shone especially against Spain to a degree that caught the attention of Luis Enrique in a statement to the press conference he held after the meeting, saying: Where did this boy come from?
😂 "Madre mia de dónde sale ese muchacho"
🇲🇦 Luis Enrique choqué par le niveau de Azzedine Ounahi ! pic.twitter.com/73zt0Br0cE
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The newspaper “Mundo Deportivo” stated that the Barcelona administration is finding it difficult to sign Gundogan or Bernardo Silva from Manchester City due to the rules of fair financial play, so it turned its eyes to the 22-year-old Moroccan, and does not expect to face difficulties in the requests of his current club – Angie. – Material, it will only require adjusting the player’s salary.
Ounahi moved to Angers from US Avranche early last season. He played 47 matches in all competitions, scoring two goals and passing two assists to his teammates.
The player’s contract with his current team expires in June 2026, and his market value on the “Transfer Market” website is 3.5 million euros.