Barcelona news: Another surprise target emerges as club eye former Chelsea star Ivanovic

Long-term targets include Ajax starlet Matthijs de Ligt and Djene Dakoman from La Liga rivals Getafe.

Ivanovic would appear to be a short-term solution but he has an excellent pedigree and could make an instant impact.

In a nine-year spell at Chelsea, he won three Premier League trophies, two FA Cups, the League Cup, the Champions league and the Europa League.