El Mundo Deportivo is reporting that Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign Brazilian midfielder Arthur from Gremio.
The 21-year-old has largely impressed on the road to the Copa Libertadores trophy and he was voted Man of the Match in the final 2-1 triumph over Lanus.
Barcelona officials have closely followed his performances this season and decided to try and bring him to Camp Nou.
According to the latest reports, the Catalans have found an agreement with Gremio, with the 21-year-old expected to join Barcelona in January 2019.
The deal is dependent on Philippe Coutinho acquiring Portuguese passport as the Catalans do not have a place for players from non-EEA countries at the moment.
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