Forward planning has not been a strong point of Barcelona’s in recent seasons, but gradually the Blaugrana seem to be preparing for the future again.

Several youngsters have been tied to long-term contracts and next year Barcelona will move to the Estadi Lluis Companys, as Camp Nou is renovated.

According to Sport, they are also scouting for a future manager. One of the coaches being followed is Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta.