Barcelona chiefs have identified eight young strikers playing around the world to follow in 2011.
While they have high hopes for Rafa Alcantara, that hasn't prevented Barca from identifying potential future striker signings.
Those under consideration, according to Sport, are:
Vitolo (Las Palmas)
The striker is also followed by Real Madrid and rated at €5 million.
Jesse Rodriguez (Real Madrid)
This 17 year-old is regarded among Real's brightest young players. Known for his pace and ability on the ball.
Alvaro Vazquez (Espanyol)
Now 19, Vazquez has been a revelation this season after forcing his way into coach Mauricio Pochettino's plans.