Barcelona turned down Man Utd £130m bid for Spanish winger

By | February 23, 2021

Barcelona reportedly turned down a £130m offer from Premier League giants, Manchester United for Ansu Fati during last summer’s transfer window.

The 18-year-old Spanish forward has been on the sidelines following to a knee injury since November however, had started the 2020-21 campaign in fine form for the Catalan giants, founding back of the net five times and providing four assists in 10 outings.

In all, Fati has managed to found back of the net 13 times and contributed five assists in 43 games for La Liga giants, having made the breakthrough into the first team last campaign.

According to Mundo Deportivo, The 20-times English champions made a £130m offer for the Spain international forward last summer, however, Ronald Koeman’s side made it clear that they were not interested in selling him.

The teenager’s existing contract with Barca is set to expire in June 2022, although the club have the option of activating an additional two years on the agreement.

The 18-year-old forward joined La Masia in 2012 at the age of 10, having previously spent time with Sevilla’s academy.

Barcelona another forward Antoine Griezmann has been also rumoured with a switch to Old Trafford following the Frenchman’s failed spell at Nou Camp since the arrival from Atletico Madrid.