Barcelona have made Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois their No1 target to succeed Victor Valdes.

The Daily Mail says Barca have placed him above Borussia Moenchengladbach's highly-rated Marc-Andre ter Stegen on their wish list to replace Victor Valdes and have sounded out aides over whether he would welcome a move to the Nou Camp.

With Petr Cech showing little sign of being ready to relinquish his hold on the number one position at Stamford Bridge, Belgium's on-loan Atletico Madrid keeper is understood to be keenly interested in joining the Catalan giants, in his quest for regular first-team football.

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