According to Spanish Media, Feyenoord striker Graziano Pelle is high on the list of transfer targets for La Liga giants Barcelona.
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Spanish newspaper Sport are reporting that Barcelona want to sign a tall striker that they can use as a plan B. The clubs usual faced paced passing tactics has come unstuck on several occasions this season, and they want a striker capable of adapting to an alternative formation.
Barcelona’s scouts have regularly visited De Kuip, and reported back to the club that Pelle shows similarities to Luca Toni, and could be a perfect battering ram if the club look to play route one football.
Pelle has been in great form this season, netting 23 goals in 27 league appearances, making him the highest scoring Italian in a foreign league.
The 28-year-old has a contract with Feyenoord until 2017, but the club are said to be willing to allow their star player to leave if they receive a suitable offer.