Barcelona management accept Tonny Sanabria will leave the club in January.
Sport, which is close to Barca, reports this morning that sports director Andoni Zubizarretta has given up on trying to convince the 17 year-old striker to stay.
Sanabria has rejected their new three-year contract offer and wants to continue his career away from the La Masia complex.
The Paraguayan's agent, Raul Verdu, has been in regular contact with Arsenal, though Juventus have also shown their hand in recent days. Chelsea and PSG are other giants to have registered their interest.
Barca B have three games left before the winter recess and Zubi expects Sanabria to be available for all three before his eventual departure in January.
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