Barcelona have agreed a deal in the region of €3m for Almeria midfielder Jose Angel Pozo, according to reports in Spain.
The 21-year-old has started all 18 league matches for the struggling Andalucian side in Spain’s second tier this campaign, scoring two goals.
The former Spain Under-21 international made four first-team appearances at Manchester City in the 2014-15 campaign before signing a five-year deal with Almeria that summer.
El Transistor on Onda Cero report the deal has been agreed with the Catalan giants with a long-term plan of integrating him into the first-team squad at the Camp Nou after a spell in the B side.
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