Spaniard has been at Liverpool for eight years now.
La Liga giants FC Barcelona want to sign highly-rated Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Manuel ‘Pepe’ Reina on a two-year contract at the end of the season, reports Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo.
The Spanish champions elect were rocked at the turn of the year by the news that current first-choice keeper Victor Valdes wants to leave Camp Nou rather than extend his contract in Catalonia, which expires next summer.
As a result, Barca are now on the look-out for a new No 1 to take over from Valdes, perhaps as early as next season, with Spain international Reina understood to be their first choice.
Reina, 30, played for Barcelona for two years between 2000 and 2002, before being let go by the club, signing for fellow Liga outfit Villarreal before then joining Liverpool in 2005.
And the shot stopper has proved to be a resounding success at Anfield in the intervening eight years, playing 392 games for the Merseyside giants in the process.
Reina has a contract with the Reds, however, that runs until 2016 and so is likely to cost the Catalans €10m (£8.4m) to sign this summer.