Adrien Rabiot has set his sight on a move to Camp Nou, his current deal with the Ligue 1 Champions expires in next June and he is unwilling to extend his deal.
The midfielder has offers from European elite clubs with Manchester City, Juventus, Milan and Liverpool all craving for his signature.
PSG is unwilling to let go the 23-year-old and they increased their offer to an annual wage from €7m plus bonuses up to a sum of €9m plus bonuses
Barcelona is leading the race to land Rabiot and would consider matching PSG’s wage for the French midfielder.
Rabiot representatives have met with Blaugrana technical director Eric Abidal.
Barcelona was linked with Rabiot during the summer before they signed Gremio midfielder Arthur Melo and Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich to replace Andres Iniesta and Paulinho.
The Catalan giants were strongly linked to Rabiot this summer but instead signed Arthur Melo and Arturo Vidal to replace the outgoing Andres Iniesta and Paulinho.