Barcelona midfielder Rafinha would like to play in the Premier League next season.

Three days ago, Mundo Deportivo reported West Ham United, Arsenal and Everton have asked Barca about the conditions to sign him.

Leeds United have now become the latest club to show interest in the 27-year-old, moving for the player ‘in recent hours’.

That’s what Sport are reporting on Saturday, and they state the Whites are looking to strengthen the midfield after signing Rodrigo and Robin Koch from Valencia and SC Freiburg respectively.

Marcelo ‘Bielsa’s Leeds calls Rafinha’ reads the headline in today’s newspaper.

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In the last few hours, the newly promoted Premier League club have joined the chase and they want to have the him in their ranks for the upcoming season.

Rafinha is in his final year of contract and is aware he has to leave Camp Nou this summer.

It’s claimed his desire is to play in England, where he could reunite with his brother and Bayern Munich star, Thiago Alcântara, who also wants to make a switch to the Premier League this summer.

According to the report, Ronald Koeman’s side ‘remain firm’ in asking €16m to sanction the attacking midfielder’s sale. 

Leeds are ‘willing’ to work around this basis, although would want to get the price down.