Atletico Mineiro defender Emerson is on Arsenal and Liverpool's radar.
The 20-year-old is enjoying a fine debut season with the Brazilian club since arriving earlier this year.
Emerson is contracted until 2022 but is already attracting interest from Europe with as many as 14 clubs said to be interested.
Barcelona have identified the youngster as a possible summer addition as they eye a new full-back, reports Mundo Deportivo.
But they face competition with Arsenal and Liverpool both interested in the full-back as well as fellow Premier League side Watford.
Juventus and Inter Milan are also keen as are Borussia Dortmund, Porto, Valencia and others.
Arsenal could look to bring in a new right-back this summer with Hector Bellerin ruled out for up to nine months.
The Spaniard ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in the weekend win over Chelsea and won't play again this term.
Liverpool meanwhile have defensive problems of their own but Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez are not long-term absentees.
Source: Daily Mirror
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