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Reports: Brazilian Star Rejects Barca Move For Man Utd

Reports: Brazilian Star Rejects FC Barcelona Move For Manchester United

By Keegan Kruger - Jul 03, 2017 12:54 PM @KeeganKruger

A Brazil international has reportedly rejected the opportunity to join FC Barcelona as he hopes to join Jose Mourinho's Manchester United instead.

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According to Spanish publication Don Balon, Monaco midfielder Fabinho has turned down the chance to join the Blaugrana because he wants a move to the Red Devils instead.

United are said to be looking to strengthen their squad for the coming season as they are aiming to fight for the Premier League title and go as far as possible in the UEFA Champions League.

Mourinho, who has already made one signing in this window, is looking to beef up his midfield, and has been closely linked with Chelsea's Nemanja Matic and Fabinho.

The 23-year-old Monaco star played an important role in the Ligue 1 club's title-winning 2016/17 campaign, and many feel his versatility could be exactly what the Red Devils need.

Back in February, the Brazilian admitted there was a lot of interest in his services, and seemed to suggest even then that he wanted to join the English giants.

"We have talked to Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal, we have even been approached by Barcelona, but it didn't go any further," Fabinho said, as quoted by Don Balon.

"We like Manchester United and the work of (Jose) Mourinho."

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The Ligue 1 star made 55 appearances for Monaco last season, scoring 12 goals and assisting six further strikes in all competitions.

Do you think the 23-year-old would be a good signing for the Red Devils? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Thokozisbp@gmail.com Joined: 07 Mar 2017
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Thokozisbp@gmail.com Jul 03, 2017 04:04 PM
A very good player but he'll take some time to get used to Pirates quick passing game.A very good acquisition for Pirates nonetheless.
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amuluks330 Joined: 26 Jun 2017
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amuluks330 Jul 03, 2017 03:48 PM
t sangweni and this guy would a perfect pairing in our bucs midfield
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T-Man360 Joined: 17 Oct 2016
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T-Man360 Jul 03, 2017 02:59 PM
Lol some niggas are jealous bcoz their teams are broke...Man united is the richest team in the world
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MrMncubeSir Joined: 17 Jun 2017
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MrMncubeSir Jul 03, 2017 02:23 PM
Khoza has been monitoring this boy surely Pirates will snach him during this Transfer Window period
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Regilson o yellow Joined: 03 Jul 2017
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Regilson o yellow Jul 03, 2017 01:48 PM
i would have love to see you at Sundowns but because we have Kekana, Mabunda and Mohomi go to Man Utd
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Golden Boots Joined: 08 Feb 2015
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Golden Boots Jul 03, 2017 12:59 PM
Why is Barcà chasing after nobodies ey, good choice boy go to mediocrity you deserve it!

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