Barcelona has been under performing defensively, as they loss the Laliga tittle to Real Madrid.
The Austria star has been looking for a possible way to leave the club after spending years serving the team as a first team player.
The latest report claims that the Austrian requested for an approval to leave the club after refusing to sign a new contract at the club.
Reports also suggest that his current situation at the club has drawn interest from other team including some premier league teams, but Barcelona is seen as the most interested in the deal.
The star has help guide the Bundesliga giant to the title victory with his defensive experience and techniques.
Barcelona are in to sign the star according to reports, and they are expected to give a bid in the region of around £45m to seal his move to the Camp Nou.
It will be a great achievement, adding the quality player to their squad, and to also partner with the experienced Barcelona defenders.
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