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What did Rashford lack to be a Barça player?

Published:15/02/2023 - 12:34h

Updated:15/02/2023 - 12:34h

Marcus Rashford was able to become a Barça player in 2019. The club held meetings with its agents up to three times; However, his doubts and United's offer ended up frustrating the operation

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The FC Barcelona will be confronting to the Manchester United in the playoffs of the UEFA Europe League in search of his classification to the eighth of final of the tournament, where the winner of the key will measure to one of the leaders of group. It treats of a rival complicated in which it appears a player that could dress the Barcelona T-shirt some years backwards, but that finally will be one of the rivals that the culés have at the front.

It treats of Marcus Rashford, the one who was near to arrive to the rows of the Barça. It ran the year 2019 and for then the directive of the Catalan entity found in research of a leading centre that could fungir like spare of Luis Suárez. For then, the Uruguayan had an advanced age, by what was precise to think in an effective younger to freshen the list of attackers, well went extremes or leading centre.

As it aims 'Sportive World', were varied the names that began to sound: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Antoine Griezmann, Luka Jovic and, finally, Marcus Rashford. For then, the club had several reports on the international English and even the one who was the mánager general, Pep Safe, was to the so much that the attacker was not convinced to renew with the United further of 2020.

Later, the Barça would act when putting in contact with his representatives, that wanted to know his offer. In fact, both parts would sustain conversations until in three opportunities. Nevertheless, there would be movements very advanced since the club worked also in the case of Griezmann, the one who followed to the so much of the ofrecimientos of Josep Maria Bartomeu after having descartado to Jovic. But it would be Rashford the one who would frustrate the operation.

The reasons of the "no" of Rashford

Justo when the representatives and brothers of the English attacker had decided that there would be renewal with the United, Rashford began to have serious doubts. The change of League, model of game, culture and language were some of his main interests. To this would add the fact that the United would bend the bet and would offer him 280.000 euros weekly for finally convince him to renew, announcement that would produce to the term of the season 2018/19.

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