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Colombian midfielder Jarlan Barrera on Al Ahly radar – Report

Colombian midfielder Jarlan Barrera on Al Ahly radar - Report

According to Colombian reports, Al are showing interest in Atlético Nacional's midfielder Jarlan Barrera.

Al Ahly had a season to forget, which urged club president Mahmoud El-Khatib to promise the fans a summer rebuild to add to a squad that drastically underperformed this season.

As a result, the club is now working on strengthening its squad with new signings, with the first arrival being Bruno Savio who joined the Reds from Bolivar La Paz.

The Red Devils have then signed Ceramica Cleopatra's talented winger Shady Hussein on a five-year deal.

TUNJA. Agosto 15 de 2021. Patriotas Boyacá y el Atlético se enfrentaron en juego válido por la fecha 5 de BetPlay II en el estadio La Libertad de la ciudad de Tunja. (Cortesía Dimayor)

However, that doesn't seem to be the end of it as Colombian news outlet Kienyke confirmed Al Ahly interest in Atlético Nacional's midfielder Jarlan Barrera.

Barrera kicked off his career in Junior FC, spending five years in the first-team ranks, but he then left his hometown to join Tigres UANL in .

After that, Jarlan took on another challenge by joining Argentinian outfit Rosario Central on loan, and as his loan came to an end, he returned home to sign for Atlético Nacional in 2019.

Since joining his current club, Jarlan made 140 appearances, in which he netted 32 goals and provided 17 assists.

In case the two sides reach an agreement for a move to Al Ahly, Barrera would be the fourth Colombian to ever play in the EPL after Luis Hinestroza, , and Rafael Castello.

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