Manchester United shortlisted the top players from the different clubs in the summer transfer window. Which Barcelona kid Ansu Fati was one of them. But fails to do so because of Camp Nou side rejected their offer.
According to a report from Express, Manchester United was close to signing Ansu Fati in the summer transfer window. Reports also claimed that Red Devils were ready to pay £133m for 17 years old boy from Catalans.
However, Ansu Fati was on the United’s radar till the last day of the transfer window. As he is presented by the agent Jorge Mendes. Jorge Mendes heavily wanted to send him to Old Trafford but Barcelona denied him.
Also explained that Barcelona blocked the move of Jorge Mendes transfer. Barcelona is not sent teenagers out of the club because of Lionel Messi’s transfer saga. They might think that if Lionel Messi moves out then there should be a need for few youngsters looking to the club’s future.
Before then, Manchester United was looking to sign their priority signing Dortmund star Jadon Sancho. Sancho also expecting his move to Old Trafford but the higher transfer fee demanded by Dortmund made the deal cancel from the United side.
Later they targeted Ansu and Jack Grealish but there also they failed to complete the> deal. So during the last days of the transfer window, they bring Facundo Pellistri & Amad Traore. Both of them will be quite Impactful after adding to the first team squad.
Ansu Fati is happy at Barcelona
Meanwhile, Ansu Fati’s father cleared all the doubts regarding Ansu Fati’s departure from the Camp Nou side. He said that Ansu Fati is happy at Barcelona and wanted to continue with the world’s number one club.
Bori Fati said, “Ansu is very happy, he is at Barca, the best club in the world. I’m calm. He is happy at Barcelona. He is 17, he is enjoying himself, he is happy at Barcelona and not thinking about anything else. It’s very clear what Ansu wants.”
Besides Ansu Fati Manchester United also targeted Dembele for the right-wing. Manchester United was in the search of a right-winger. Barcelona was close to sending him on loan spell due to lower playing time.
The arrival of Dutch manager Ronald Koeman stopped all these kinds of deals for reshaping the squad properly. Because he wanted the youngster with pace and skills who can help him for the club’s success.
Though Barcelona was facing financial problems then also Barcelona denied all the offers. As they had millions of euros financial loss but for the future sake, they kept Ansu with them.
Henceforth, fans will be happy to see a young talent at Manchester United. As it will depend upon Barca’s decision during the January transfer window whether to continue dealing with him or not.