Barcelona Want Kompany To Replace Puyol

Last updated : 11 March 2013 By Footy Mad - Editor

Vincent Kompany is reportedly on Barcelona's radar, according to the Mirror.

Although the Belgian signed a new six-year deal with City last summer, it is believed Barca would be prepared to pay as much as £20 million for the defender as they look to replace 34-year-old Carles Puyol.

Puyol is believed to be nearing the twilight of his career and Kompany, along with Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels and Chelsea's David Luiz, has been touted as a long-term successor.