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Barcelona rumors: Griezmann, Lenglet, Mina, Rafinha and Cucurella

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Barcelona want Griezmann ASAP

Today’s rumours bring yet another Antoine Griezmann update with Marca reporting that Barcelona have already spoken to Atletico about bringing in the Frenchman.

Ernesto Valverde’s side apparently what a deal done as soon as possible and Griezmann has already said he wants his future sorted out before the World Cup.

Inter only want to pay €18-20m for Rafinha

Over at Mundo Deportivo the word is that Inter are really keen to keep hold of Rafinha but are not too happy with the price.

Inter have an option to buy Rafinha for €35m plus €3m but are thinking more along the lines of €18-20m.

They will try to negotiate the price down but may find it tough going as Barcelona need to raise funds to help pay for Antoine Griezmann and Arthur.

Lenglet in, Mina out?

Barcelona are still being linked with a move for Sevilla’s Clement Lenglet which could spell bad news for Yerry Mina.

According to El Desmarque, Barcelona could still move for Lenglet this summer, and if he does arrive then Mina will head in the other direction on a temporary deal.

Lenglet reportedly has a release clause of €40 million which makes him a pretty attractive target.

Cucurella in talks with Borussia Monchengladbach

Could Barcelona be about to lose yet another talented youngster? They just might you know with reports in Germany claiming Borussia Monchengladbach are interested Marc Cucurella.

Fussball Transfers reckon that the two parties are in advanced talks and the Bundesliga outfit are confident of completing a deal for the teenager.

Cucurella has been given assurances of playing time at Gladbach, and his path to the first team at Barca is blocked with Jordi Alba and Lucas Digne in front of him.

Barcelona have not asked for Luis Alberto

Recent speculation has claimed Barcelona quite fancy the look of Lazio’s Luis Alberto and may make a move for the Lazio man this summer.

However, the Catalans have not been in touch according to the club’s sporting director Igli Tare.

He told Premium Sport: “Barcelona coming for Luis Alberto? Honestly, we haven’t had any contact with anybody”