Barcelona’s new president Joan Laporta has reportedly created a six-person transfer shortlist for the summer that includes Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero as well as Eric Garcia and Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum.

Laporta started his second term this week during a tumultuous time when Lionel Messi’s future was uncertain and the club found themselves in a dangerous financial position.

According to the Spanish Outlet AS (via Sport Witness), Laporta has made a list of destinations five of which could be signed for for free transfers.

Aguero’s future at City is in the air as his contract expires at the end of the season and he doesn’t have to agree a new deal yet.

Garcia’s deal is also running out and the defender has been heavily linked to a return to his youth club since last summer.

Liverpool star Wijnaldum is expected to end a five-year tenure at Anfield unless a new deal is signed in the next few months.

And Barca also want to convince stars like Memphis Depay in Lyon and David Alaba at Bayern Munich to come to Camp Nou.

The only exception to this approach remains Borlingia Dortmund starlet Erling Haaland, who is expected to charge more than £ 100million this summer and is wanted by a number of top European clubs including Real Madrid, City, Chelsea and Manchester United.

The report also said the current members of the Barca squad could be urged to accept new wage cuts as the La Liga giants try to cut costs.

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