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Real Sociedad president Aperribay waiting on Barcelona contact for Willian Jose

Real Sociedad president Jokin Aperribay is still waiting for Barcelona to firm up their interest in Willian Jose.

Both Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele are sidelined due to injuries until the end of the season, thus Barcelona are in search of an emergency striker signing to strengthen their attack.

"We haven't had any conversation with anyone," Aperribay told Radio MARCA. "I don't know what will happen.

"I have read about it, but it is true that the market has closed. I can't comment much.

"Willian Jose is a player who has attracted interest from several teams in the winter [transfer window] and we all know that Barcelona are looking for a striker.

"I don't know if they'll call us, but they haven't done it yet. He is an important player for us and we would definitely miss him.

"We have many games left and we need everyone."

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