ROSTOV, Russia -- Mexico winger Hirving Lozano isn't getting carried away with reports linking him to Barcelona and says he instead wants to focus on El Tri's World Cup campaign.
The 22-year-old PSV Eindhoven player scored Mexico's winner against Germany in the team's Group F opener, added an assist against South Korea, and has become a fan favorite in Russia, earning widespread plaudits for his displays.
But Lozano doesn't want to talk about potentially moving on from the Dutch champions.
Barcelona will speak with Gerard Pique about his involvement in a documentary which saw Antoine Griezmann reject an offer from the La Liga champions, but Victor Font believes it is the type of innovative thinking the club should embrace themselves.
Font, who hopes to succeed Josep Maria Bartomeu as president at the Barcelona's next elections, says the club need to seek new ways to keep up with the ever-richer world of football.
Looking at the Pique situation from different perspective, Font...
Miralem Pjanic's agent has urged Barcelona to contact Juventus if they want to sign the Bosnia international this summer.
Sources have told ESPN FC that Barca's focus has switched to signing a central midfielder following their failure to bring in Antoine Griezmann.
Griezmann was targeted because Barca felt his €100 million release clause represented value for a player of his calibre, but acknowledged that, following the departure of Andres Iniesta, their priorities may be better met elsewhere.