Sport says City are competing with Bara for the talented 21 year-old.
Rulli himself is in the dark over a possible move, saying: "It is with great pride that I see myself linked with a team like Barcelona, but I know nothing.
"It is important that I focus on other things. I will look to my goal, which is to play well in the next match against Atletico Rafaela.
"I don't know anything about the Barcelona link. Everything I know I have learned from the press."
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