Barcelona identify Marcus Rashford and Harry Kane as Luis Suarez replacements, but not Roberto Firmino – reports

Marcus Rashford and Harry Kane are reportedly on a list of targets to replace Barcelona star Luis Suarez.

The former Liverpool striker turns 33 in January and his Nou Camp deal runs out in 2021.

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Luis Suarez has been a huge hit at Barcelona
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Rashford was linked with a move to Barcelona before signing a four-year contract, worth up to £300,000-a-week, with Manchester United in July.

Meanwhile, former United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has urged Kane to leave Tottenham in order to win trophies.

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Harry Kane has already scored seven goals this season
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Suarez has won four LaLiga titles and a Champions League trophy since swapping Liverpool for Barcelona in 2014.

Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo claim Barcelona are also keeping tabs on Paris Saint-Germain and France sensation Kylian Mbappe and Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez.

The report adds Barcelona chiefs are ‘more convinced’ by Rashford than Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino, despite his dazzling form for the Reds.

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Roberto Firmino plays in one of Europe’s most deadly front-threes with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah
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Firmino has netted 19 goals and provided 12 assists since the start of last season.

The Brazilian has helped Liverpool maintain a 100 per cent start to the Premier League this season and an eight-point gap over second-placed Manchester City.

In stark contrast, Rashford has failed to score from open play since the opening day of the campaign with United just two points above the relegation.

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A section of Manchester United fans have turned on Marcus Rashford in recent weeks
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And while Kane has already netted seven times this term, Tottenham have managed only three wins from their opening 11 matches in all competitions.

Rashford or Kane would have big shoes to fill in the shape of Suarez, who has scored 135 goals in 169 LaLiga games.

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