Chelsea fullback Marcos Alonso is back on the radar of Barcelona.
Alonso was linked with Barca last summer and is again being discussed at the Nou Camp ahead of the January market.
Barca president Joan Laporta sees Alonso as a potential successor for Jordi Alba.
Such a move also has the support of new coach Xavi, who favours Alonso's goalscoring ability.
It's also been revealed while a former Real Madrid player, Alonso is a Barca fan.