Spurs and City transfer boost as Semedo and Barcelona contract talks break down

first_imgPREMIER LEAGUE clubs have been placed on high-alert after transfer target Nelson Semedo froze contract talks with Barcelona.The 26-year-old right-back has been linked with both Tottenham and more recently Manchester City as speculation mounts over his future.2 Talks between Nelson Semedo and Barcelona over a new deal have broken downCredit: GettyNow Sport claim an exit from the Nou Camp could be edging closer after negotiations over an extension to his current deal broke down.Portugal international Semedo has frozen discussions with the La Liga giants due to wanting a guarantee over regular playing time.He is under contract until June 2022, but is hesitant to pen fresh terms after struggling for action ahead of Sergi Roberto.Despite that, he has still figured 29 times for the Catalans this term.That takes his tally to 111 appearances since joining the club from Benfica in 2017.Barcelona want to tie him down until 2024, but they are having difficulties persuading him.LATEST FOOTBALL NEWSCommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleAnd his agent, Jorge Mendes, has also recently suggested a move to England could be on the cards.He hinted his client could be used as part of a swap deal with Manchester City for Joao Cancelo, who is also one of his clients.They both play full-back but have not enjoyed as much pitch time as they would like.2last_img read more