The 19-year-old has already made six appearances for the senior team this season including five outings in La Liga, and is evidently attracting attention.
The Nico has a contract at Camp Nou until June 2024, but Barcelona’s financial problems has placed them in a difficult position when it comes to improving the deals of their highly-rated youngsters.
According to Fichajes, Pep Guardiola has requested Manchester City to sign him as a Fernandinho replacement.
With Fernandinho entering the final juncture of his career at 36, the Premier League winners will be left a little thin in that position and Nico could turn out to be the long-term solution to the problem.
The highly-rated youngsters is a modern-day defensive mildfielder who offers a lot of mobility from the centre. Additionally, he can offer his services as a central midfielder.
Gonzalez featured on 27 occasions for Barcelona B before making the breakthrough into the first team, and he played 45 minutes of Saturday’s La Liga clash with Atletico Madrid at Wanda Metropolitano.