Date:22nd September 2017 at 6:00pm
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Barcelona will listen to offers for Rafinha in the January transfer window, 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 Leon Goretzka 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, the Gunners may attempt to sign the midfielder on loan.

The Brazilian international 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 Ernesto Valverde, the player will be more than willing to leave the Camp Nou in January.

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


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