Barcelona agree terms with Fluminense midfielder Gerson

Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign Fluminense midfielder Gerson, according to the Catalan publication Sport.

The report claims that the La Liga giants have reached an agreement with the Brazil Under-20 international’s father, Marco Antonio Silva, after sending scouts to Rio de Janeiro to complete a deal this week.

Gerson, 18, has caught the attention of various clubs with the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United, and Juventus during the 2015 South American Youth Championship – but the Blaugrana appear to have won the race for the midfielder’s signature.

Barcelona fans took to twitter to have their thoughts on Gerson’s rumours to make it at the Camp Nou: