The player's agent confirmed the interest of the Blaugrana club in an interview at the newspaper Express
Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu's agent confessed in the German newspaper Express that FC Barcelona are interested in him, although he explained that the player is fine in the German team: "Although it may sound a bit arrogant, Hakan is not thinking about Barça right now. Bayer Leverkusen has everything he needs. He is playing the Champions League, the German Cup and the Bundesliga. They have not told us to talk to other clubs."
The 21-year-old Turkish has a contract until 2019 with a clause of 18 million. He usually plays as attacking midfielder but he can adapt to any midfield position. He plays with the Turkey national team although the German team have also been interested in him.