Barca To Make Move For Shock Star?
Barcelona To Make Move For Shock Star?
FC Barcelona have reportedly lined up this surprise star as an alternative to Brazil star Philippe Coutinho.
The Catalan club have not hid their desire to sign Liverpool playmaker Coutinho in this transfer window, but as the deadline for Spanish teams draws nearer, the club have had to look elsewhere.
According to COPE, Barca are considering a swoop for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, who the Gunners reportedly value at €60 million (R924 million).
The German's contract with the Emirates club will expire in 2018, leaving Arsenal at risk of losing the player for free at the end of the current campaign.
Barca's chase for Coutinho has seemingly failed so far, with the Merseyside club insisting their prized attacker is not for sale, which could force the Spaniards to look elsewhere.
It has been claimed that the Catalan club could launch a late bid for the 2014 FIFA World Cup winner, who played for their rivals Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013.
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