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Barcelona target RB Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi

Sport1 report that the Catalan giants are interested in Salzburg's young forward and will make an offer this week.

Barcelona target RB Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi

According to Sport1, RB Salzburg's young striker Karim Adeyemi is a target for new Barcelona manager Xavi Hernández. Xavi is very interested in adding the 19-year-old German international to his squad. The same report states that the LaLiga club will make an offer of €40 million this week.

Barcelona rebuilding

Adeyemi, who has a total of 15 goals and two assists for Salzburg this season, is also be keen to take the next step in his young career. Barcelona's plan for the talented attacker would be to ensure that he plays an important role in the club's rebuild under Xavi at Camp Nou.

Barcelona are, however, not the favourites to land Adeyemi. Borussia Dortmund currently lead the race to sign him and are able to offer €35 million for his services. The Signal Iduna Park outfit would offer him a total of €3 million a year on a five-year contract.