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Barca chase Mascherano: report

European champions Barcelona are hot on the trail of Liverpool's Argentine international midfielder Javier Mascherano, Catalan sports daily Sport reported on Thursday.

sports Updated: Jun 18, 2009 21:49 IST

European champions Barcelona are hot on the trail of Liverpool's Argentine international midfielder Javier Mascherano, Catalan sports daily Sport reported on Thursday.

Thew club's head of technical affairs Txiki Begiristain and director of football Raul Sanllehy met with the player's two agents for two hours at a Barcelona hotel, according to Sport, to thrash out a potential deal and "establish the interest of the two parties."

Mascherano has been dubbed unsellable by the Reds' Spanish coach Rafael Benitez, who says he would not even sell the player for 60 million euros.