Barcelona are cautiously optimistic over Aguero being able to play a role in 2022 but based on the nature of his current issue the club are making contingency plans.
According to reports from Diario AS, the ongoing financial issues at the Camp Nou mean Barcelona cannot afford a high profile purchase, but could move for free transfer option Bakambu.
The DR Congo international has enjoyed a strong goal return, since joining Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan from Villarreal in 2018, but he is out of contract on January 1.
Barcelona reached out to Bakambu’s agent ahead of the 2021/22 campaign, but declined to match Guoan’s asking price, and brought in Luuk de Jong on loan instead.
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