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Manchester United saw a gigantic offer that exceeded 150 million euros rejected by Barcelona last summer for Ansu Fati, according to a report.
Fati is one of the brightest stars to emerge from the Barcelona academy in recent years. He hasn’t reached adulthood yet, but he already played an important role at Camp Nou last season.
Fati’s progress has stalled this season after sustaining a serious knee injury. That will have been quite a blow, as Ronald Koeman previously promoted to winger in the first team. As part of the deal, it triggered a new deal that saw His buyout clause shoots up to 400 million euros.
In fact, there were numerous claims last summer that United wanted to attract Fati to Old Trafford prior to the signing of that contract.
According to Sports world At the time, Barça had no interest in selling Fati despite the “dizzying” offer.
Now Sports world they have revealed that United’s offer was worth 150 million euros for Fati and that “then-president Josep Maria Bartomeu flatly refused to sell.”
Manchester United’s offer suggests that his appearance last season “did not go unnoticed by the greats of football” and Bartomeu realized his “great promise”.
They claim that the initial offering consisted of an advance of € 100 million, plus € 50 million in bonuses.
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Scholes salutes ‘true talent’ Amad Diallo
United’s interest in Fati can no longer be sustained with the club that has spent £ 37m to procure Amad Diallo from Atalanta.
The teenage winger received his debut Thursday night as Real Sociedad was sidelined 4-0 in the Europa League.
Although it did not enter the list, it did appear for seven minutes, a lot to The delight of Paul Scholes.
“We didn’t see much of him tonight,” he said.
“He seems like a talented player. I watched the U23 last week. He scored a goal and made a couple of goals.
“He has real talent, a good left foot. It’s fast? I’m not really sure I haven’t seen it yet.
“Creative player, very young at 18. Give him time and I hope he can do it.”
Diallo’s debut also sparked a reaction from Solskjaer, who admitted that the young man has already attracted attention.
“Every day he gets closer and closer to his minutes,” Solskjaer said. “So we felt that towards the end when we were 3-0 up to go and let him enjoy his first 10 minutes with the club.”