In a sport that is filled with what-if transfer moves, there was once a possibility that Lautaro Martinez could have joined Barcelona.

For much of 2020, Martinez was linked with a possible permanent transfer move to Barca. One notable report from the Spanish-based outlet Marca noted that Martinez had agreed to personal terms with Barca club officials on a deal. But in the end, Barca could not meet Inter Milan’s notable asking price for him.