Barcelona hoping to sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg: A good option for Xavi?

In an unexpected twist of events, discussions are in progress between Barcelona and Pini Zahavi, hinting at a possible January transfer for Tottenham‘s midfield player, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

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Hojbjerg, an integral part of Tottenham with an impressive track record of 162 appearances, has notched up 10 goals and provided 16 assists during his tenure. Currently valued at 28 million euros according to, the Danish midfielder’s exceptional skills have garnered interest from elite football clubs.

Adding to his accolades, Hojbjerg has represented Denmark in 73 games, showcasing his versatility by scoring 7 goals.

Tottenham’s manager, Postecoglou, is currently grappling with the absence of the injured Rodrigo Bentancur. As the new year approaches, he finds himself contemplating an increased reliance on Hojbjerg and Oliver Skipp. However, the challenge lies in the fact that neither player perfectly aligns with Postecoglou’s preferred style and tempo of play. Furthermore, the idea of signing another midfielder raises concerns about potentially disrupting the flourishing Bissouma-Sarr axis.

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Despite the speculation surrounding Hojbjerg’s potential departure, it appears that the midfielder is determined to seek an exit. While he was previously linked with Juventus, recent developments strongly suggest that a move to Barcelona is emerging as the most likely scenario.

As the negotiations unfold, Postecoglou faces a pressing dilemma. The need to reinforce his midfield options becomes increasingly apparent, particularly with the lingering uncertainty regarding Bentancur’s return. The possible departure of Hojbjerg may compel Postecoglou to delve into the transfer market, exploring alternative options to fortify his squad.

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In this intricate dance of negotiations and team dynamics, the destiny of Hojbjerg hangs in the balance, with Barcelona positioned as the leading contender in the pursuit of the Danish midfielder’s signature. Only time will unveil whether this unforeseen development will reshape Tottenham’s midfield dynamics or if Postecoglou will successfully identify a fitting replacement to maintain the team’s form.

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Enzo Cattaneo

Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

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