first_img1 Barcelona are confident of beating Manchester City in the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain centre-back Marquinhos, according to reports in Brazil.The Catalan club have already signed Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia but are still on the hunt for another central defender.And Brazilian newspaper Globo Esporte claim that Barcelona are willing to offer £40million to secure the services of Marquinhos.Manchester City are also determined to bring in a new centre-back this summer to partner captain Vincent Kompany.The Premier League champions have been heavily linked with a move for Porto’s Eliaquim Mangala, although the transfer appears to have stalled. Marquinhos last_img