Barcelona ponder bid for Espanyol striker Alvaro Vazquez

Barcelona are weighing up a move for Espanyol striker Alvaro Vazquez. Barca coach Tito Vilanova's summer market priorities are a new centre-half and left-back.

Barcelona are weighing up a move for Espanyol striker Alvaro Vazquez.

Barca coach Tito Vilanova's summer market priorities are a new centre-half and left-back.

However, AS says a young striker signing is also on the agenda and Barca are considering a raid on their near neighbours for Spain U21 international Vazquez.

Barca chiefs are convinced the youngster is on the brink of big things - just as Adrian enjoyed with Atletico Madrid last season - and feel this summer is the right time to sign him on the cheap.

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