Barcelona had their initial offer for Alexis Sanchez rejected, but are reportedly fighting back to beat Manchester City.
This week Udinese announced they had turned down a €40m bid, letting City into the race with a raised proposal of €45m.
However, Sanchez has made it clear he would prefer the Nou Camp, so the ball is in their court to improve the figures.
According to Spanish site Sport.es, Vice-President Josep Maria Bartolomeu and director of sport Andoni Zubizzareta have given the all-clear to raise their offer to €50m.
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