Mehdi Benatia, a Moroccan football defender in the Italian team AS Roma,has recently become FC Barcelona’s crucial demand. After the announced departure by the defense icon, Puyol, Benatia is considered by several followers as a strong candidate to replace this sensitive position in Barcelona’s team. According the Spanish newspapers, the Catalan team is extremely interested in the Moroccan player seeking to enhance and secure its defense .
FC Barcelona has joined the list of major world football teams including Manchester United and Arsenal which also look forward to recruit Mehdi Benatia.Howerver, the task seems to be hard since AS Roma won’t easily give up. Accordingly, the Italian team is expected to raise the Moroccan player’s wages trying to prevent the clubs from engaging him.