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Barcelona ready to bid for Argentine pair Simon and Galarza

Barcelona are shopping in Argentina for new talent.

Sport says Barca are ready to step up talks for Santiago Simón (River Plate) and Matías Alejandro Galarza (Argentinos Juniors).

A Barca representative is due in Argentina in the coming weeks to open talks with River Plate for Simon and Argentinos Juniors for Galarza.

Midfielder Simon, 19, has a deal with River to 2024 and is also interesting Sevilla and Real Betis.

Fellow midfielder Galarza, also 19, has been likened to Juan Roman Riquelme and has a deal with Juniors to 2025.

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