Barcelona are lining up a move for Arsene Wenger - who is involved in a contract dispute with Arsenal - as they set about replacing Gerardo Martino at the end of the season.

Recent shock defeats to Valladolid and Real Sociedad have left the club having serious reservations about the Argentine with a massive overhaul in the summer likely to begin with a new coach, [football] direct news understands.

The club have drawn up a three-man short list that includes Tottenham target Frank De Boer and Brazilian manager Luis Felipe Scolari.