Barcelona have made an offer for RB Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi.
The Germany international is among the most coveted players in Europe and is the subject of a €35m bid from Borussia Dortmund.
Sky Deutschland reports Barca have bettered that with a rival offer of €40m.
For his part, Adeyemi plans to make this his last season in Austria and his agents have already spent time in Germany and Spain for talks with interested clubs.
The 19 year-old made his Germany debut earlier this year.