Barcelona's potential starting XI for the 2019/20 season

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Barcelona's starting line-up for next season is going to be incredible if they manage to sign their top targets this summer.

Having already secured Ajax's Frenkie de Jong for £65m in January, the Blaugrana are reportedly looking to sign Matthijs de Ligt as well.

De Ligt is one of the world's best young centre-backs right now and he also has interest from Manchester United.

Barcelona is said to be the 19-year-old's desired destination, though, and moving to Spain would see him partner up with the experienced Gerard Pique.

Elsewhere, Antoine Griezmann is tipped to move to the Camp Nou after the Frenchman announced he will leave Atletico Madrid.

Griezmann has a £108m release clause and Barcelona are long-term admirers of his, so it seems the perfect match.

So, with three big names presumably coming in, how might Ernesto Valverde line up his side for the 2019/20 season?

Some players will need to make way and we suspect they will be Clement Lenglet, Ivan Rakitic and Ousmane Dembele. Let's take a look.

BARCELONA'S POTENTIAL XI FOR 2019/20

GK - MARC-ANDRE TER STEGEN

RB - NELSON SEMEDO

CB - GERARD PIQUE

CB - MATTHIJS DE LIGT

LB - JORDI ALBA

CM - SERGIO BUSQUETS

CM - ARTHUR

CM - FRENKIE DE JONG

RW - LIONEL MESSI

ST - LUIS SUAREZ

LW - ANTOINE GRIEZMANN

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Now that's a force to be reckoned with.

Reports suggest Valverde is planning a clear out of his squad this summer, with Philippe Coutinho, Samuel Umtiti, Rakitic and Malcom all tipped to leave.

And if that happens, Barcelona will need to bring in more than three players.

Sergi Roberto could easily replace Nelson Semedo at right-back and Lenglet is a solid choice at centre-back, but there isn't much cover for Jordi Alba.

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Midfield depth would be a concern if Coutinho and Rakitic left, too, so Valverde would be wise to bring in another player. Arturo Vidal and Rafinha are Barca's only other central midfielders.

And going forward, if Malcom were to depart, Dembele would be the other attacking option beyond Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann.

It's going to be a busy summer.

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