Barcelona need to reinforce a squad drained by the flight of Neymar, persuasive midfielder Sergio Busquets conceded after the Catalans endured a 3-1 home thrashing to rivals Real Madrid in the primary leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.
Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain recently for a world record 222 million euro charge, however Barca's endeavors to supplant the Brazilian have so far missed the mark.
"It is an issue of reestablishment and continually attempting to show signs of improvement. We need to (sign) whatever happens." Busquets revealed to Spanish TV station Telecinco.
Cristiano Ronaldo was at the core of the activity at the Camp Nou in spite of just showing up as a moment half substitute, scoring a shocking objective and being dubiously sent off.
Lionel Messi's punishment had counteracted Gerard Pique's own particular objective ahead of schedule in the second-half to give Madrid the lead.
Ronaldo at that point twisted into the best corner 10 minutes from time, however was reserved for taking his shirt off in festivity.
Furthermore, that demonstrated exorbitant two minutes after the fact when he saw a moment yellow card in the wake of being pronounced to have plunged when attempting to win a punishment.
In spite of their numerical detriment, Madrid expanded their lead late on when Marco Asensio let go home in style from the edge of the container.
"It will be hard to turn it around," included Busquets in front of the second leg at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.
"They have made it troublesome, practically inconceivable."
Barca have been intensely connected with moves for Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund and mentor Ernesto Valverde.
Also, after the mistake of thrashing in his initially diversion in control, Barca manager Ernesto Valverde said his point was to have the most ideal group when the exchange window closes on August 31.
"We are Barca and we need the most ideal group," he said.
"Until August 31, similar to each other group, the market is interested in us."
By differentiate, Ronaldo's tenth red card of his vocation was the main negative of the night for Madrid mentor Zinedine Zidane as he surrounds a seventh trophy in under two years in control.
"What disturbs me is the sending off for Cristiano," said the Frenchman.
"Regardless of the possibility that it is not a punishment, the card is unforgiving."
However, Ronaldo could be slapped with more than a one-amusement suspension as he lighty pushed arbitrator Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in his disappointment at being rejected.