Four players are reportedly fighting for their Barcelona future ahead of the January transfer window.
While Ronald Koeman was restricted in the summer market, a first-team pay cut could give the Dutchman more room for manoeuvre at the start of 2021.
Braithwaite has made a positive impression in recent matches, contributing three goals and one assist during 4-0 wins over Dynamo Kiev and Osasuna.
Alena and Firpo were also provided with substitute outings during the latter, with Puig remaining as an unused substitute.
Nevertheless, it is claimed that the quartet must all perform to a higher level during the club's fixtures in December if they wish to spend the second half of the campaign at Camp Nou.