STRUGGLING Barcelona are desperate to add some firepower when the transfer window opens in January.
The ailing giants are reportedly targeting a trio of forwards this winter, with Timo Werner, Edinson Cavani and Raheem Sterling on the wishlist.
Barca lost the goals of Lionel Messi when the talisman moved to Paris Saint-Germain in August.
And summer strike signing Sergio Aguero is unlikely to play for several months after being rushed to hospital with breathing difficulties.
Barca are languishing ninth in LaLiga and recently sacked manager Ronald Koeman after a woeful start to the season.
Club legend Xavi has been brought in to steady the ship but his transfer options will be limited with the club in a dire financial state.
The Catalans are struggling under a mountain of debt and any signings in January are likely to rely on players leaving too.
Chelsea striker Werner is recovering from injury and has been the subject of recent interest from Borussia Dortmund.
Ex-Blues and Barca star Cesc Fabregas recently said the German looks fed up at Stamford Bridge as his team-mates don’t pass to him.
Manchester United veteran Edinson Cavani has been reduced to a bit-part role at Old Trafford since the return of Cristiano Ronaldo.
The 34-year-old Uruguayan has been linked with a return to South America after 14 years playing in Europe.
Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling has previously spoken of his interest in playing abroad.
He has won three Premier League titles at the Etihad but boss Pep Gaurdiola recently admitted he feared losing the England star.
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