The 17-year-old impressed for Costa Rica at the Under-20 World Cup in Colombia earlier this summer.
“Barcelona have tabled a good offer for John. It’s now up to Saprissa to decide whether it’s good enough for them,” Cabanas was quoted as saying by La Nacion.
“We were obviously very happy when we heard about this. Joining Barcelona is a dream for any player, so we are very excited. It is important that John gets good advice on this matter.”