Barcelona are currently in advance talks to sign Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta when the season ends, MySportDab reports.
The Laliga side has been monitoring the defender situation for long as they are now holding talks to make the move happen.
Cesar Azpilicueta could be heading out of Chelsea when the season comes to an end as Barcelona are already working on the deal.
The Spaniard who recently got called to play for national team could now be heading to his country as a potential move is on the table.
According to reports from El Nacional, Barcelona are in advanced talks with Cesar Azpilicueta regarding a move to Camp Nou in the summer of 2022.
The experienced Chelsea captain is due to become a free agent at the end of the season if another new deal is not offered to him.
The La Liga heavyweights ready to take the Spain international defender back to his homeland.
Barcelona are already holding talks with his representatives ahead of a possible move which is likely to happen.
Cesar Azpilicueta situation with Chelsea is the same as other defenders like Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen who are yet to extend.
Thiago Silva is also another player whose contract expire when the season comes to an end which if nothing is done they might lose everybody.
The only defender on new contract is Trevoh Chalobah who recently signed a long term deal to remain with the club for 5 years more.
The Blues are working on extending other players contract which has been a little bit of issues for them as most want salary increase.
Cesar Azpilicueta situation could be the worst as talks are already going on with Barcelona who want to reach agreement ahead of next summer.
This could be another major blow with Thomas Tuchel and his Champions League winning side who are likely to be cut short in numbers.