REVEALED: The 8 players Martino urged Barcelona to buy

Barcelona coach Tata Martino has submitted an eight-man summer shopping list to sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta.
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Barcelona coach Tata Martino has submitted an eight-man summer shopping list to sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta.

ESPN Brasil says Martino, concerned with the quality of the squad he inherited, tabled the 'technical paper' earlier this season on October 10.

Top of his shopping list was Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, while Lazio veteran Miroslav Klose was also named.
Atletico Madrid winger Arda Turan and Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan would be the two midfielders for Martino, while Santiago Vergini (on loan at Sunderland), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Doria (Botafogo) and Neven Subotic (Borussia Dortmund) would be responsible for strengthening a defensive line that needs new faces.

Interestingly, no goalkeeper was mentioned, with Victor Valdes not deciding to leave Barca until just before Christmas.

 
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