Barcelona are convinced a deal is on for Arsenal midfielder Alex Hleb.

The Daily Mail says Barcelona believe they have struck a deal with Hleb and are ready to make a £12million offer to Arsenal.

The Belarus midfielder met Barcelona sporting director Txiki Begiristain on Tuesday in Kaiserslautern ahead of his country's friendly with Germany. The Spanish club say talks on Hleb's proposed role in the team and wages went very well. Inter and Real Madrid are also keen on him.