Sporting Lisbon midfielder Stijn Schaars is being watched by Barcelona.

The 27 year-old former Vitesse Arnhem and AZ Alkmaar midfielder has been outstanding for Sporting since his summer arrival.

And Schaars' form has brought him to the attention of Barcelona and Inter Milan, says Diário de Notícias.

Both European giants feel Schaars' game is capable of going to another level.