Barcelona prodigy rejected mega €5 million contract from Manchester United


In a huge revelation, journalist Anais Marti Herrero (h/t Barça Times ) claimed Manchester United tabled a lucrative €5m contract offer for Barcelona wonderkid Gavi this summer, but the teenager rejected it.

Gavi enjoyed a great breakout campaign in 2021/22. A product of La Masia’s academy, the 18-year-old has firmly established himself as a key member of Barcelona’s first-team squad.

However, his future was subject to speculation last summer as the teenage sensation’s contract was due to expire in 2023. With a €50 million release clause embedded in his previous deal, there were fears that some clubs could trigger it and entice him away

Liverpool have been heavily linked with a move for Gavi, while Bayern Munich have also been keen on the 18-year-old.

Now, according to a report by Anais Marti Herrero, Manchester United are also intent on signing Gavi and have even offered a lucrative deal for the La Masia graduate. According to the report, the 18-year-old has been offered a three-year contract worth €5 million per season.

However, they were met with a strong rejection from the 18-year-old, whose priority has always been to stay at Barcelona and succeed.

The teenager made the admission after signing a new long-term deal with the Catalan giants which extends his stay at Spotify’s Camp Nou until 2026.

Since breaking into the first team, Gavi has made 54 appearances for Barcelona, ​​scoring two goals and assisting six more. This season he became a regular starter in the lineup ahead of more experienced individuals like Frenkie de Jong and Franck Kessie.

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