The 21-year-old Garay has attracted the attention of some Europe´s leading clubs following a series of impressive performances for Racing over the last 18 months, and media reports recently suggested Barca were leading the hunt for the Argentinian.
And those rumours look closer to becoming reality, with Pernia revealing: "Barcelona are interested in Ezequiel Garay and Racing are speaking with Barcelona. I would be surprised if he went to any other team than Barcelona from July."
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