Juan Antonio Pizzi has claimed that Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez is best suited to representing Barcelona.
Having netted 16 goals in Serie A and the Champions League this season, Martinez has been heavily linked with a switch to the Catalan giants during the next transfer window.
Speaking to EFE, the ex-Barca frontman said: "He is the prototypical example of how the position of centre-forward has changed in the modern game.
"I see a lot of Sergio Aguero in him. Lautaro has already demonstrated the qualities he has in Argentina with Racing and the national team. I think he is the ideal player; the style he has as a player is the one which best suits Barcelona.
"He also has an advantage in that he has performed at a very high level in the Italian league, which for me is one of the most competitive in the world. Any footballer who excels in Serie A is able to do so anywhere."
Although Martinez still has over three years left on his contract, a release clause is said to be present in the 22-year-old's deal.