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Eric Garcia assesses individual Barcelona transfer targets: Bernardo, Azpilicueta, Alonso and Lewandowski

Barcelona defender Eric Garcia has happily given his assessment on their transfer targets.

Former Manchester City teammate Bernardo Silva is being linked with Barca this summer.

Eric said: "He is a great player. He has incredible talent. He is capable of playing in various positions. He is one of these little players, of whom there are fewer and fewer. He's a player I have a lot of love for as a person and above all a lot of admiration for what he does on the pitch.

"At Barça I have always said that the best players have to be there and it is clear that Bernardo is one of them. But well, I don't know how long he has a contract in Manchester and things are which I can no longer enter."

Chelsea pair Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso are others on Barca's agenda.

Eric continued: "They are two incredible professionals, very hard-working. They have a lot of experience in this and are of a very high level. They show it when they come to the national team and also at Chelsea, where they are undisputed starters. Two top-level players."

Finally, regarding Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, Eric said, "He is a world reference striker. Both at Bayern and with his national team, he has been making a difference for a long time. I don't know what will happen to his future but he's clearly a great striker.

"What could he bring? All the qualities that everyone sees when he plays. Above all, he's a striker, his goalscoring figures for Bayern are unbelievable. But, well, I don't know what will be of his future. We'll see."

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