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European trio approach for Rafinha

European trio approach for Rafinha

Rafinha wants Barca exit

Football Transfer Centre

Liverpool, Juventus and AS Roma have all placed bids to sign Barcelona ace Rafinha in the summer transfer window.

The Brazil international has largely been a bit-part player for the Catalan giants over the years, and he could be prepared to leave following the arrival of new coach Ernesto Valverde.

Spanish publication MARCA suggests that the Reds are in a three-way race to sign the 24-year-old, who can feature in central midfield, on the wings or as a right-back.

Rafinha currently has a contract at Camp Nou until 2020, and it is suggested that the club will not sell on the cheap regardless of his desire to move on.

The Copa del Rey winners have placed a price tag of around £26m on the player, who had earned himself a regular run prior to his season ending knee injury.

Rafinha, who is the younger sibling of Bayern Munich star Thiago, has earned just 48 appearances since his La Liga debut three years ago.