Barcelona monitor high scoring Krzysztof Piatek from Serie A side, Genoa

Barcelona monitor high scoring Krzysztof Piatek from Serie A side, Genoa

- Barcelona are tracking Poland attacker Krzysztof Piatek

- The 23-year-old has been banging in goals in the Serie A

- The Poland striker has been tagged the new Lewandowski

Spanish champions Barcelona are tracking Genoa striker Krzysztof Piatek after his impressive start to the new Serie A season, The Sun quoting Il Secolo XIX.

The Poland forward has scored seven goals in his first three matches in the Italian league following his £3.8m summer move from Cracovia Krakow.

In the Coppa Italia, the 23-year-old scored four goals against Lecce before netting once in the 2-1 win over Empoli on the opening day of the league campaign.

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In last weekend's match, Piatek bagged two more consolation goals as his side was sunk 5-2 by Sassuolo.

According to Italian news media outlet Il Secolo XIX, Barcelona are keeping a close eye on the burgeoning prospect.

The newly-capped Polish international is being dubbed the new Robert Lewandowski following his eye-catching showing this season.

Piatek scored 21 league goals in his last season at the Polish top-flight side and has picked up from where he left off in Italy.

Ernesto Valverde's side are hardly short of firepower after the 8-2 demolition of newly-promoted Huesca at the Nou Camp on Sunday.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Barcelona ace Luis Suarez believes Cristiano Ronaldo recent move from arch rivals Real Madrid to Serie A champions Juventus will enhance the performances of the Los Blancos during the 2018/19 campaign.

The 31-year old, unlike many plaudits, believes the exit of the five-time ballon d’ Or winner has actually played to the favour of Los Blancos.

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