Barcelona set to make approach for £180,000 a-week Arsenal star

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Barcelona have reportedly identified Manchester United’s centre-forward Marcus Rashford and Arsenal’s striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as top summer target in the summer.

The Spanish giants are expected to strengthen their offensive end during the upcoming transfer window, and Atletico Madrid’s superstar Antoine Griezmann has been heavily rumoured with a switch to Nou Camp.

However, according to Mundo Deportivo, the Spanish giants are also considering bids for each of Aubameyang and Marcus Rashford ahead of next campaign.

Man Utd forward effectively has two years left on his current deal at Old Trafford, however, the England international is yet to agree on terms over a new contract.

Aubameyang’s deal is also due to expire back in 2021, and the Gunners find themselves in a position where they may be unable to hand the Gabon pay rise on his current £180,000 per week salary.

Meanwhile, The battle for Fiorentina’s highly-rated winger Federico Chiesa is likely to be one of the biggest transfer sagas of the summer as Liverpool have also joined Arsenal in the race to secure his services.

The 21-year-old has made a huge impact in  Serie A has already captained the side after breaking into their starting XI and picking up 11 caps for Italy in the process.

The forward has found back of the net six times in 28 Serie A games this season, including his goal in Fiorentina’s last outing, away to Cagliari before the international break,

His performances over the last three campaign have attracted interest from the likes of Arsenal, Juventus, PSG, Chelsea and now Liverpool, according to TeamTalk.