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Barcelona starlet Riqui Puiq close to Tottenham move - report

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Chelsea FC v FC Barcelona - UEFA Youth League Final Photo by Monika Majer/Getty Images

Barcelona could be about to see yet another talented youngster leave the club as Sport reckon Tottenham are very close to signing teenage midfielder Riqui Puig.

Puig is out of contract in the summer and has not agreed a renewal with Barca, and Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is said to be “in love” with his game.

Apparently the 18-year-old has a host of offers on the table and it’s looking increasingly likely that his future lies away from the Camp Nou.

There have been talks with Spurs although a deal has not been completely agreed yet.

The teenager is one of the club’s most highly-rated talents and has broken into the Barcelona B team this season.

He was also part of the team that won the Uefa Youth League in April after beating Chelsea in the final in April.

Chelsea FC v FC Barcelona - UEFA Youth League Final Photo by Robert Hradil/Getty Images

Puig was impressive in that game as he bossed the midfield by all acounts in a 3-0 win for Barcelona in Nyon.

The teenager has also been called up to first-team training this season by Ernesto Valverde.

However, Barcelona look as though they have a real job on their hands to keep him at the club, and he may well be playing Premier League football next season.