Arsenal, Liverpool and Bayern Munich have all been dealt a blow in their pursuit of defender Benjamin Pavard, with claims that he has been offered to Barcelona.

According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona could swoop in and seal a deal for the defender.

The report claims that a potential deal for Barcelona would set the club back €35 million.

The versatile defender, who rose to prominence with several impressive performances during France’s World Cup-winning campaign, has been linked with the likes of Bayern Munich and Liverpool in recent weeks.

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Pavard has recently been forced to deny claims that he has already agreed to join Bayern, with his focus said to be remaining on Stuttgart.

The right-back position has been a space that Barcelona have struggled to fill since the departure of Dani Alves.

Sergi Roberto has been used as a makeshift defender in recent years to some success but is naturally a midfielder, as Barcelona look to strengthen at the back.