Barcelona teenager Oriol Romeu wanted by Arsenal

Barcelona teenager Oriol Romeu is in the sights of Arsenal.

The Daily Mail says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is planning another raid on Barcelona's youth academy - this time to in an attempt to sign 18-year-old defensive midfielder Oriol Romeu.

Wenger is hoping he can lure another gem away from the Catalan giants, just as he did with the Gunners' captain Cesc Fabregas in the summer of 2003.

Romeu is weighing up his options at the Nou Camp after dropping down the pecking order since the arrival of Argentina international Javier Mascherano from Liverpool.

 
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