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Chelsea defender Christensen's move to Barcelona stalls over finance doubts

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen's move to Barcelona has stalled.

Barcelona's planned summer rebuild has hit a snag with the club unable to register free signings Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie, the departing AC Milan midfielder.

Owing to their present financial situation, the club have been unable to register two players who are set to officially join on free transfers.

Sport says the financial situation at the club means that if LaLiga were to start today, they would not be able to register either Kessie or Christensen.

The latest development calls into question the reality of Barcelona's ability to be bold in the transfer market this summer.

Rumours continue to circulate surrounding the potential signings of Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski and Leeds star Raphinha, but at the moment they are seemingly likely to represent overly expensive options for the club.

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