Barcelona made an try to re-sign Andres Iniesta from Vissel Kobe within the January switch window, in accordance to studies.
The midfielder joined Barcelona on the age of 12 and spent 22 years on the membership earlier than leaving in May 2018.
Iniesta is about to start his third season with Vissel Kobe and has already helped the membership win the Emperor’s Cup and the Japanese Super Cup.
But in accordance to Sport, Barcelona tried to deliver Iniesta again from Japan by providing to signal him on mortgage for the rest of the season.
The report claims that a part of Barcelona’s pondering behind their push to re-sign Iniesta was due to their need to restore the membership’s values within the group.
However, Vissel Kobe rejected Barcelona’s method as he stays a key a part of their squad.
In an interview with Barca TV final month, the membership’s new coach Quique Setien instructed he would welcome the 35-year-old again at Camp Nou.
When requested which membership legend he would really like to re-sign, Setien replied: ‘Iniesta, although he hasn’t retired.. possibly we might nonetheless deliver him again!’