Barcelona have joined the race for PSV Eindhoven rising star Donyell Malen, according to the latest reports from England
The Catalans are reportedly looking to inject fresh blood in an aging squad, and the 20-year-old forward ticks all the boxes.
Malen, who left Arsenal to join PSV in 2017 for a bargain £200,000, has emerged as one of the hottest prospects in Europe after enjoying a stellar start to the season at the Phillips Stadium.
Eredivisie leading goalscorer with eight goals from as many league outings, the highly-rated youngster played a pivotal role in the Netherland’s stunning late comeback against Northern Ireland this week.
The Gunners, who allowed the talented striker slip through their fingers two years ago, are now willing to take him back to the Emirates Stadium, but they face stiff competition from Barcelona.
According to the British outlet, Daily Mail, the reigning La Liga holders monitor Malen’s development at PSV, as they continue to keep close tabs on the Holland market after signing Frenkie De Jong from Ajax.
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi both 32 are not getting any younger, and the Blaugrana hierarchy has to think about the future that already looks bright with the presence of Ansu Fati and Ousmane Dembele.