According to the news outlet, an FC Barcelona scout, Ramos Planes, attended Harit’s latest game, yesterday, October 20. Harit’s team Schalke 04 played against Hoffenheim in the German football league Bundesliga.
“Harit is a unique football player, he became an essential member of his team,” said Planes following the game.
The Spanish club is aiming to preempt upcoming retirements within its squad by recruiting young talented players. The 22-year-old Moroccan player would be a strong option.
Harit sparked FC Barcelona’s interest with his remarkable performances since the start of the season. The attacking midfielder has scored four goals and made two assists so far in the Bundesliga.
The athlete’s outstanding performances earned him Bundesliga’s September Player of the Month award.
Harit was born in France and played for a number of small French clubs, before his move to Germany’s Schalke 04 in July 2017. The current season is his best so far.
While Harit’s contract with the German club lasts until 2021, a transfer to a bigger club before the contract’s end date is not unexpected.