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Barcelona ready to raid Serie A for young midfield addition

Barcelona are ready to raid Serie A for a young midfield addition this summer.

AS says Barca sports chief Eric Abidal is focusing on Serie A to strengthen their midfield next season with three names under consideration.

Napoli star Fabian Ruiz tops Abidal's shortlist, while Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur and Inter Milan's Nicolo Barella also under consideration.

Abidal will make room with veteran pair Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal to be moved on.

Ruiz is close to Barca coach Quique Setien, the pair having worked together successfully at Real Betis.

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