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Lucas Perez responds to Barcelona rumors

The striker’s been linked with a move to Camp Nou

Levante UD v Deportivo Alaves - La Liga Photo by David Aliaga/MB Media/Getty Images

Alaves striker Lucas Perez keeps on being linked with a January move to Barcelona and was asked about the speculation after Friday’s 2-1 La Liga win over Eibar.

Perez opened the scoring with his ninth La Liga goal of the season and offered his thoughts on the latest rumors after the full-time whistle.

“I’m not saying anything. You’ve just told me that. I don’t know anything about it and I’m only thinking about Alaves. Now if an opportunity arises, the club is interested and it’s a chance to earn money...”

Source | Sport

Barcelona are expected to be able to bring in a player if Ousmane Dembele is ruled out for over five months. The Frenchman will have an operation on Tuesday and Barca are likely to post an update on his injury then.