Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal join chase for Barcelona wonderkid

Barcelona wonderkid Pau Cubarsi
Barcelona wonderkid Pau Cubarsi. Photo by Shutterstock.

Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal are reportedly keeping close tabs on Barcelona centre-back Pau Cubarsi.

Spanish outlet Sport reports that the four Premier League clubs are all interested in signing the youngster, who has a bargain release clause of just £8.5 million.

Barcelona are eager to secure a new deal for the promising talent, but negotiations have hit a snag following his promotion to the senior team.

Cubarsi has made several appearances for Barcelona under coach Xavi Hernandez and is rated as an important player for the future at Camp Nou. sources revealed last month that Manchester United and Newcastle United are set to go head-to-head in the race to sign the 17-year-old defender.