Marcos Alonso is a product of Real Madrid’s academy system, and is seen by those at Camp Nou as a potential fit at centre-half, reports claim.
According to Goal, the Chelsea defender is being considered by Barcelona as a possible long-term replacement for Gerard Pique.
Pique is set to turn 32 in February 2019 and the Blaugrana are already looking for his replacement.
Alonso, who is a product of Real Madrid’s academy system – the club his grandfather once represented – is considered by those in Catalunya to boast the required height, ball skills and tactical awareness to slip seamlessly into the Blaugrana fold.
Alonso played as a centre-back for Fiorentina, and has also impressed in his wing-back role for the Blues.