Date: 10th January 2018 at 2:15pm
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Arsenal have made their move for Barcelona midfielder Rafinha, according to reports in Catalonia.

Both Catalan newspapers Sport and Mundo Deportivo say have informed Barca they want to sign the Brazilian international, but the side also have proposals from Milan and Celta Vigo.

It is not known if Arsenal want the player on a permanent basis or on loan, but both Sport and Mundo believe Inter’s and Celta’s offers are deals.

While Sport say that all “three offers” are being considered by Rafinha, Mundo say are close to sealing his signature, with Barcelona awaiting Inter’s final proposal in the “next few days.”

have been heavily linked with the 24 year old since the summer, but the midfielder’s recovery from a knee injury took longer than expected. The Brazilian has been sidelined since April, but has now returned to full fitness.

is believed to be seeking first team football in order to stake his claim for a place in Brazil’s final 23 man squad for the World Cup in Russia.