Barcelona transfer news: The latest & LIVE player rumours from Camp Nou

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Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona and potential ins and outs ahead of the January transfer window


BARCA AND ARSENAL WANT ANDRE SILVA


Andre Silva AC Milan

Barcelona and Arsenal are both interested in Milan forward Andre Silva after his strong start with the Italian side in European play, CalcioMercato reports.

While the former Porto star has not found life easy in Serie A his form in continental competition - having scored six times in seven Europa League matches - has caught the eye of the Spanish and English sides. 

Both clubs view him as an good option to add depth to their squads who would not need to be a full-time starter. 


BARCA KEEN ON BILBAO DEFENDER


Unai Nunez, Athletic Bilbao 2017/18

Barcelona have added Athletic Bilbao defender Unai Nunez to their list of centre-back targets, reports Sport .

Nunez has been in fine form in the early weeks of this season and the 20-year-old’s progress has prompted interest from Barca, who are exploring options to add a young, promising defender to their squad.


BARCELONA WATCH MARTIAL


Anthony Martial Manchester United

Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez watched Anthony Martial during Manchester United’s Champions League victory over Benfica, reports Mundo Deportivo .

Fernandez travelled to Lisbon for the game and saw Martial produce a lively 15-minute cameo off the substitutes’ bench after the France forward replaced Marcus Rashford.

Speculation has recently claimed United would be willing to offer Martial in exchange for Barca midfielder Ivan Rakitic, while Arsenal are also reported to be admirers of the former Monaco youngster.


JUVE JOIN WEIGL CHASE


Julian Weigl

Juventus have joined the hunt for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, according to CalcioNews24.com .

Weigl has also been watched by the likes of Barcelona and Manchester City, although the 22-year-old is likely to cost at least €50 million.


BARCA SCOUT SPURS DUO


Christian Eriksen Tottenham

Barcelona’s sporting director Robert Fernandez scouted Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen during Tottenham’s Champions League draw with Real Madrid, reports Mundo Deportivo .

Kane, who has also been linked with a move to Madrid, would reportedly cost €225 million – more than the world record Barca received for Neymar – and that is likely to dissuade any bids.

Denmark international Eriksen is a more viable option for Barca, although Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho remains the club’s number one target.


DE LIGT TOPS BARCA TARGET LIST


Matthijs de Ligt Ajax

Barcelona have made Matthijs de Ligt their top transfer as they look to bolster their defence, Mundo Deportivo  reports.

The 18-year-old centre-back has attracted interest from Europe's top teams due to his outstanding performances for Ajax. The Catalan side will already bring Yerry Mina, 23, in from Palmeiras in January but hope they have found a long-term central partner for him in the form of the Netherlands international.


KOULIBALY WANTED BY BARCELONA


Kalidou Koulibaly, Napoli, Serie A, 2017-2018

Barcelona are watching Kalidou Koulibaly, but fear the Napoli defender is likely to be too expensive, reports Mundo Deportivo .

Koulibaly is a target for Chelsea and reports have suggested that Napoli will be prepared to sell the centre-half at the end of the season for a fee in the region of €60 million.

He was scouted by Barca during last weekend’s game against Roma and, while sporting director Robert Fernandez is a huge admirer of Koulibaly, the price could be a sticking point.


€30M BRAZILIAN TEEN TARGETED BY BARCA


Lincoln, Brazil & Flamengo, U17 World Cup

Barcelona are hot on the trail of 16-year-old Brazilian striker Lincoln, according to  AS .

Lincoln is currently impressing at the Under-17 World Cup in India and has scored three goals in three appearances, with his value placed at €30 million.

He plays for Flamengo in Brazil and is a team-mate of Vinicius Junior, who has already agreed a deal to join Barca’s arch-rivals Real Madrid.


BARCELONA TRACKING WOODBURN


HD Ben Woodburn

Philippe Coutinho isn't the only Liverpool player Barcelona have their eye on, according to Don Balon.  

The Catalans have been tracking 18-year-old Ben Woodburn, who is widely tipped to become a star for both the Reds and for Wales. 

Barcelona have already approached Woodburn's representatives, with Liverpool determined to hang on to the player who made his first-team debut last season at age 17. 


RAMOS TO HELP MADRID SIGN BARCA WINGER


Sergio Ramos Real Madrid Borussia Dortmund

Real Madrid want to sign Barcelona winger Jose Manual Arnaiz Diaz, with the help of Sergio Ramos’ brother, according to Diario Gol .

Diaz joined Barcelona from Real Valladolid in the summer and he has been impressing for the club’s ‘B’ team.

His performances have not gone unnoticed in Madrid and president Florentino Perez will continue to monitor Diaz, who is represented by Real defender Ramos’ brother.


BARCELONA CHOOSE COUTINHO ALTERNATIVES


Philippe Coutinho Liverpool

Barcelona will look to the Bundesliga if their January pursuit of Philippe Coutinho fails, according to Sport .

The Camp Nou side were unable to sign the Liverpool player during the summer, and have chosen their alternatives if they are rebuffed once again. Max Meyer of Schalke and Bayer Leverkusen's Julian Brandt are top of their shortlist, with Barca already having made contact with both clubs.


MARCOS ALONSO WANTED BY BARCA


Marcos Alonso Chelsea

Chelsea's Marcos Alonso heads a list of Barcelona targets to replace under-performing Jordi Alba at left-back, according to Don Balon .

With Alba struggling to find his best form under Ernesto Valverde, the likes of Alonso, Alex Sandro, Gaya and Raphael Guerreiro are all mentioned as possible candidates for the role.


BARCA TARGET LEVERKUSEN TRIO


HD Julian Brandt

Barcelona are continuing to scout Bayer Leverkusen games, with three players catching the eye of sporting director Robert Fernandez, according to Sport .

Defender Jonathan Tah, and wingers Julian Brandt and Leon Bailey are the trio to have particularly impressed Fernandez this season.


BARCA STARLET WANTED BY PL TRIO


Abel Ruiz Spain 2017

Barcelona’s teenage striker Abel Ruiz is being chased by a trio of Premier League clubs, claims  The Mirror .

Ruiz reportedly has a £3 million release clause in his contract until 2019, with Arsenal and Chelsea already making contact with his representatives. Manchester City, meanwhile, are also keeping track of the 17-year-old.


BARCA TRACKING MAN UTD DUO


Juan Mata Ander Herrera Manchester United Aston Villa 04042015

Barcelona are interested in signing Manchester United pair Ander Herrera and Juan Mata, according to a report from Diario Gol.

Herrera, 28, played under Barca boss Ernesto Valverde previously at Athletic Bilbao, while 29-year-old Mata is out of contract at Old Trafford at the end of the current campaign.

Valverde is keep on signing both midfielders to replace Andre Gomes, who is set to leave the club having failed to establish himself as a first-team regular.


BARCA ENTER VAN DIJK RACE


Virgil van Dijk Southampton

Barcelona have entered the race to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, according to the  Sunday Mirror .

Scouts from the Camp Nou outfit watched Van Dijk during Netherlands's win over Sweden and are now considering a move for the £50 million-rated Liverpool target.


MAN UTD TO PAY €30M MARTIN RELEASE CLAUSE


Aaron Martin, Espanyol, 2017/18

Manchester United are ready to activate Espanyol defender Aaron Martin’s €30 million release clause, claims  El Gol Digital .

Real Madrid had previously shown an interest in Martin, but their summer signing of Theo Hernandez has reduced their need to bring in another left-back.

Barcelona have also been linked with a bid for Martin, but the 20-year-old would prefer a move to Old Trafford.


SPURS TO OFFER £20M FOR BARCA MIDFIELDER


Andre Gomes, Barcelona

Tottenham are ready to renew their interest in signing Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes during the January transfer window, reports the Daily Mail .

Gomes was a target for Spurs before the summer deadline and, after failing to nail down a regular place in the Barca team, could be the subject of a £20 million New Year approach.


MESSI SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING MAN CITY MOVE


Lionel Messi Barcelona 2017

Lionel Messi is seriously considering leaving Barcelona for Manchester City in 2018, according to  The Sun .

The Argentine's contract with Barca ends next summer and the 30-year-old is now mulling over a reported five-year deal worth over £500,000 per week from City, which also includes a £40 million signing-on-fee.


SAINTS WANT BARCA STRIKER


Paco Alcacer Barcelona 2017/18

Southampton are weighing up the merits of a January swoop for Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer, the Daily Mail reports.

The 24-year-old has struggled for game time since his move from Valencia in 2016 and it is said he has been told he can leave Camp Nou if he wishes to continue his career development at a different club.


MESSI'S £80M SIGNING BONUS


Lionel Messi Barcelona 2017

Barcelona are to try and force through Lionel Messi's new contract by handing him an £80 million signing bonus, reports the Daily Mail .

The Argentine superstar is yet to put pen to paper on a deal agreed in July, but Barca remain confident that he will commit to term terms through to 2021.

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MAN UTD WANT RAKITIC AND MARTIAL SWAP


Ivan Rakitic Sergio Ramos Barcelona Real Madrid 17082017

Manchester United are preparing to offer Anthony Martial to Barcelona in exchange for midfielder Ivan Rakitic, according to Diario Gol .

United boss Jose Mourinho has been tracking Barca player Sergi Roberto, but news that 30-year-old Rakitic could be available next summer has caught the Portuguese's attention. Mourinho is said to be a fan of the Croatia star and believes the 30-year-old's experience could be a good addition to his side. With Barcelona still showing an interest in Martial, the Red Devils could tempt the Catalans into a swap.

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