Barcelona are toying with the idea of making a summer move for Newcastle United defender Fabricio Coloccini, [football] direct news understands. The Argentine defender said goodbye to Spanish football in 2008 for a move to Newcastle United but his decision to join the English club came after several meetings and a visit to Barcelona’s Nou Camp. Coloccini was on the verge of signing with Barca but the Catalan club chose to sign young Uruguayan defender Martin Caceres under the guidance of new boss Pep Guardiola. Fast forward to now and a move for the 32-year-old centre-back to Barcelona could finally happen after it was understood that the La Liga club are keen to make a summer move. Barca officials are keen to improve their defensive options this summer but remain keen on giving younster Marc Bartra a bigger role in the team next season, meaning they are focusing on a sturdy replacement for Carles Puyol.Puyol called time on his career at the club two weeks ago and Coloccini is seen as a similar type of defender.