As much as we may not want to admit, transfer rumors are essential to football.
Unlike other sports where there are trade rumors and so on, football transfer rumors are sagas that captivate not only your team’s club, the rumor reverberates throughout the club's city, country and around the world.
The rumor has fans on pins and needles hoping it comes true.
Sometimes a small rumor trends on twitter or facebook and in 24 hours, it's on BBC, Sky Sports, Bleacher Report, ESPN and Fox Sports. Transfer rumors have also led to club-player relationships falling apart as well.
It's a football soap opera.
El Mundo Deportivo (Barcelona) reported that FC Barcelona club treasurer and club president Sandro Rosell’s right hand woman, Susana Monje, has confirmed that Barcelona has €50 million to spend for signings this summer.
There are a few players—some more than others—Culés would love to see at the Camp Nou. For many, these players would be a dream come true.
I decided to list the top five transfer rumors Barcelona fans would love to see come true for 2012. These are the five players who have been linked the most with FC Barcelona AND has a realistic chance of happening.
This is not “unrealistic transfers Barça fans wish would happen one day.” That’s something completely different so don’t expect to see ridiculous things like Cristiano Ronaldo or Wayne Rooney to FC Barcelona.
I’m also not saying that Barça fans dream all of these transfers combined to come true.
To be fair, I tell you some of the pros and cons of Barcelona bringing in the player involved in the transfer rumor. I give my opinion on the rumor but in the end. Some of these rumors have a greater possibility than others but in the end, all of these rumors have a shot of happening.
With that being said, here are the five transfer rumors Barcelona fans would love to see come true in 2012.