Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is plotting yet another move to sign a top youngster from Barcelona.
Wenger, who has signed Cesc Fabregas, Fran Merida, Hector Bellerin and Jon Toral from Barca’s famed La Masia academy during his reign in North London, is now targeting 20-year-old deep-lying playmaker Sergi Samper, according to the Daily Mail.
Midfielder Samper has a release clause worth £8.5m in his current Barca contract and Arsenal are prepared to activate it.
Barca boss Jose Enrique is desperate to keep Samper, but the Spanish youth international is ready to consider a move.
Porto are also interested in Samper, but the Portuguese giants would prefer a loan move.
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