Barcelona chief Txiki in talks with Arsenal's Hleb

Barcelona sports chief Txiki Begiristain has opened talks with Arsenal midfielder Alex Hleb, it has been revealed.

El Mundo Deportivo says Begiristain made a whirlwind stop in Kaiserslautern, Germany, yesterday to meet with Hleb, where he is training with Belarus.

Begiristain opened face-to-face talks with Hleb, who is a priority target for new Barca coach Pep Guardiola.

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