La Liga transfer latest: Barcelona have €43m centre back bid rejected

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Barcelona's summer of upheaval has seen big names such as Victor Valdes, Cesc Fabregas and Alexis Sanchez leave the club, whilst new manager Luis Enrique has brought in goalkeepers Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and Claudio Bravo, centre back Jeremy Mathieu, midfielder Ivan Rakitic and striker Luis Suarez. With well over £100m spent already, Barca had been linin up a cut-price move for Daniel Agger from Liverpool - but that may not be the case.

According to reports in Brazil, Barcelona have had a €43m (£34m) bid to sign Paris Saint-Germain centre back Marquinhos rejected by the Ligue 1 outfit. The 20-year-old was a target for the club a year ago, but with PSG wanting an astronomical fee for the Brazilian youngster, a deal looks unlikely at the moment.

Elsewhere, Malaga saw star goalkeeper Willy Caballero leave the club this summer in order to reunite with former manager Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City. The Argentine had been key to Malaga's back line, and his departure left a huge hole for new Malaga boss Javi Gracia to fill.

They now look set to fill it with a major coup, as Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa is reportedly on his way to La Rosaleda. The 29-year-old was one of the stars of the World Cup with a number of incredible saves, and was a free agent having left French side Ajaccio at the end of last season - which fits right into Malaga's reduced budget.

Finally, Valencia's summer of spending looks set to continue. With Argentina centre back Nicolas Otamendi, Benfica midfielder Andre Gomes, Racing Club playmaker Rodrigo de Paul and Benfica striker Rodrigo all signed up already, new manager Nuno looks set to replace the aforementioned Mathieu with a move to sign River Plate's highly rated Colombian Eder Balanta. A €6.5m deal is reportedly close, though Valencia must make some moves to free up non-EU spaces in their squad for the 21-year-old.

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