Barcelona are interested in signing Monaco star Thomas Lemar in the summer
However, French newspaper L'Equipe claim Barcelona are ready to swoop in ahead of their European rivals to sign Lemar in the summer.
Barcelona view Thomas Lemar as a cheaper alternative to Kylian Mbappe
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It is suggested Lemar will cost around £26million and his style of attacking wing play will fit perfectly into Barca's system.
Barca were interested in his highly-sought after team-mate Kylian Mbappe, Leicester's Riyad Mahrez and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho, but see Lemar as a cheaper alternative.
Barcelona are also interested in signing Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho
The La Liga giants have apparently monitored Lemar's progress throughout this season and they like what they have seen.
Lemar has enjoyed a sensational season with Monaco this term, scoring 11 goals across all competitions.
He also made his international debut for France against Ivory Coast in November last year.