The 14 year-old junior is also wanted by Real Madrid, Sevilla, Valencia, Espanyol and Deportivo La Coruna. Argentine Icardi carries an Italian passport and has scored over 400 goals in less than five years of junior football.

Icardi has already visited Barcelona's training facilities and AS says Dad, Juan Carlos, has negotiated terms over a move to the Nou Camp for his son - which is likely to happen next June.