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Barcelona eye new striker amid Luis Suarez injury

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Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has admitted they have targeted Valencia striker Rodrigo.

La Liga giants face the long-term absence of one of their main forwards Luis Suarez due to his knee injury.

Bartomeu has confirmed that Rodrigo is an option to replace Suarez.

He told Marca: “We don’t talk about players from other teams. But [Rodrigo’s] name is on the table of the coaches. And a replacement will arrive. I do not know whether it will be from Barcelona B or from outside [the club]. I like many players.”

Rodrigo, being a former Real Madrid player, has scored 4 goals and assited 10 times in 23 appearances in Valencia this season.

Source: Daily Mail

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