Barcelona are also tracking Red Bull Salzburg defender Dayotchanculle Upamecano, reports Sport.
The 18-year-old, who has represented France at various youth levels, is regarded as one of the most promising centre backs in Europe.
Salzburg are aware that Barca are monitoring him, while Man City and various unnamed English clubs are interested in him too.
He is closing in on a move to Bundesliga leaders Red Bull Leipzig, but he would move to Barcelona instead if they made an offer for him.
Upamecano plays for France’s youth sides, which is where he aroused Barcelona’s interests, in the U17 youth tournament in Bulgaria which France won. From there they have tracked him in Austria. Red Bull paid 2.2m euros for him from Valenciennes.
The defender stood out for his ability to bring the ball out and his excellent anticipation. Oscar Garcia has also used him in midfield. What’s more, Upamecano has never hidden his passion for Barcelona either