Barcelona move to beat Real Madrid for Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez

Barcelona are eyeing Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez. A left-sided centre-half, Martinez is regarded highly by new Barca coach Tito Vilanova.

Barcelona are eyeing Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez.

A left-sided centre-half, Martinez is regarded highly by new Barca coach Tito Vilanova.

The youngster has been followed by Barca scouts for four years, says El Mundo Deportivo, and now are ready to pull the trigger this summer.

Martinez is tied to Real until 2015 and has also attracted interest from Real Madrid.

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