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Barcelona fans react as Liverpool reportedly eye their midfielder, £42m release clause

Liverpool are reportedly battling Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain in the race for Gavi – and Barcelona fans have reacted on Twitter.

Gavi, 17, has earned rave reviews after breaking into Barcelona’s side this season and even earning his first senior Spain cap this week, against Italy.

The Barcelona star had only played seven times at senior level for the Nou Camp side. Despite that, Luis Enrique included him in his Spain squad.

He performed superbly, keeping Marco Veratti quiet. Spain ended Italy’s 37-game unbeaten run and reached the final of the UEFA Nations League.

But his performances have not gone unnoticed in terms of other clubs. His contract ends in 2023 at Barcelona, and others are beginning to realise.

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El Nacional report that three European heavyweights are tracking Gavi. They include Manchester United, PSG and Liverpool.

Within his contract, includes a £42million release clause. Despite playing just eight times at senior level, that figure could come into play.

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What are Barcelona fans saying as Liverpool look at Gavi?

Barcelona are currently skint. They need the cash, it saw the exit of Lionel Messi to PSG – as well as the likes of Emerson and Junior Firpo.

So, if the club are offered anything in the region of his release clause, you would expect that they might have to take it – despite Gavi’s potential.

Barcelona fans have taken to Twitter to discuss the reports that Liverpool and others want to sign Gavi – and some are open to his exit.

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