Sources have told ESPN FC that Barca's focus has switched to signing a central midfielder following their failure to bring in Antoine Griezmann.
Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has confirmed that midfielder Lucas Torreira is set to join Arsenal in a €30 million deal.
Negotiations are underway between Paris Saint-Germain, Roma and West Ham United to end Javier Pastore's seven-year spell with the French champions.
Roma have extended the contract of their head coach Eusebio Di Francesco by a year until 2020, the Serie A club announced on Monday.
During five and a half years with Roma, he oversaw the signings of Radja Nainggolan, Kostas Manolas, Medhi Benatia and Miralem Pjanic.
The father of Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic believes a move to Juventus this summer would be the best next step in his career.