Barcelona are already drawing up plans to find a replacement for Victor Valdes.AS says with both Valdes and his agent denying contact with Barca over new terms, club directors know that negotiations will prove difficult.

In preparation, Barca sports director Andoni Zubizarretta is drawing up a shopping list of potential replacements, which includes: David De Gea (Manchester United), Vincente Guaita (Valencia), Marc Ter Stegen (Borussia Moenchengladbach) and Maarten Stekelenburg (Roma).