Barcelona, Septemeber 24: FC Barcelona are keen on roping in US women's national team star forward Megan Rapinoe. According to an ESPNFC report, Barcelona who have invested a lot in their women's team since turning professional in 2015 are in a position to sign Rapinoe, who on Monday night took home the women's award at the Best FIFA Football Awards at a glittering ceremony at Teatro alla Scala, Milan.

"I think we're in a position to be able to sign that level of player," director Maria Teixidor was quoted as saying by ESPNFC. Seattle Reign FC winger Rapinoe spent the 2013-14 season with French side Lyon.

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