Date: 22nd September 2017 at 6:00pm
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Barcelona will listen to offers for in the January , according to Mundo Deportivo.

The 24 year old has not played for Barca since picking up a knee injury back in April, and it is believed that if the Catalan club manage to land Schalke midfielder in January, they will seek to offload the Brazilian, as well as Arda Turan and Andre Gomes, either on loan or on a permanent basis.

Rafinha was linked in the Catalan press with Arsenal over the summer, and with the lack of cover in central midfield areas, may attempt to sign the midfielder on loan.

The Brazilian will need minutes if he has any chance of getting in the squad for the 2018 World Cup, and with matches set to be limited under manager , the player will be more than willing to leave the in January.

Playing under last season, Rafinha scored seven goals and contributed five assists in 28 appearances.