The 22-year-old has been a regular in the team this season, making a total of 17 starts and six substitute appearances in all competitions.
According to reports in Spain, the Catalan giants are ready to fight for the centre-back by holding discussions with his representatives.
Although Barcelona continue to have financial problems, it is claimed that they want to hand the player a new long-term contract.
Araujo is said to be open to extending his stay at Camp Nou having recently just bought a new house in the area. body check tags ::