FC Barcelona are interested in signing Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo, who has been linked with a move to Liverpool, according to reports in Brazil.

The Argentine international primarily plays as a left full-back but can also fill in at centre-back, a position which Barcelona are looking to add to with captainCarles Puyol set to quit the club in the summer.
Sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta is hot on the pursuit of defensive reinforcements and Rojo is said to hold the key attributes that the club is seeking, according to O Jogo.Barcelona weigh up move for Liverpool targetThe 24-year-old has been a prominent part of Sporting Lisbon’s season where they have managed a second place finish which earns them aChampions League place for next campaign.
Rojo has been attracting interest from Liverpool in recent months, withBrendan Rodgers seeking solutions to his problems in the left-back position but will face a battle if Barcelona enter negotiations.
The Argentine is a consistent performer but has earned an awful disciplinary record this campaign after receiving five red cards with the Lisbon outfit.


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