Barcelona have launched a bid for Boca Juniors striker Sergio Araujo.

Big things are expected from Araujo and local media sources say Barca have tabled a firm offer for the youngster.

Araujo has been likened to Atletico Madrid striker Sergio Aguero and has made no secret of his wish to one day play in Spain.

Real Madrid are also keen and are believed to have first refusal on the youngster as part of their previous deal for Fernando Gago.

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