- Ricardo Pereira who plays for Leicester City is being wanted by Barcelona
- Manchester United, Paris-Saint-Germain and Tottenham are also interested
- But Catalan giants are said to be leading the race to sign the Portugal international
- Pereira has been impressive this season for Leicester City in the Premier League
Leicester City defender Ricardo Pereira has reportedly emerged target for Spanish champions Barcelona who want to bolster their squad in the ongoing January transfer window.
Barcelona will now have to face serious battle from Manchester United, Paris-Saint-Germain and Tottenham for the signature of Ricardo Pereira.
The Catalan giants are even reported to have sent scout to the King Power Stadium to watch Ricardo Pereira in which they have given their recommendation.
Ricardo Pereira only joined Leicester City from Porto in 2018, but he has been hugely impressive at right-back for the Premier League giants.
According to the report on UK Sun, Barcelona are leading the race to sign Ricardo Pereira with Nelson Semedo expected to make a move to Manchester United.
Meanwhile, Leicester City are currently occupying second position on the Premier League standings with 45 points after 21 games.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how West Ham vs Leicester City ended 2-1 in favour of the Foxes as they maintain second spot on the Premier League table.
Kelechi Iheanacho's goal was canceled out by Pablo Fornals before Damari Gray scored the winner in the second half.
The Foxes were awarded an early penalty as the Lukas Fabianski fouled Iheanacho in the box but Gray squandered the opportunity as the Polish goalkeeper made a fine save.
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