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Manchester United preparing move for Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto

It’s been a transfer window full of surprises, and Manchester United could be set to carry on this trend.

According to the football transfer rumours in British Media (The Sun), Manchester United are preparing move for Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto.

Sergi Roberto made 152 appearances across all competitions for Barcelona, scoring 6 goals and supplying 16 assists in return.

The Spain international has been in impressive form for Barcelona last season.


Sergi Roberto
Sergi Roberto


Roberto has represented Spain at Under-17, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 38 caps and scoring 5 goals, before making his senior international debut in March 2015. As a member of Spain national football team, Sergi Roberto has won three caps and has scored one goal.

José Mourinho is keen to secure at least one more signing this summer, and Sergi Roberto could very well be a man under consideration. He is a long term admirer of Roberto and believes he can get the most out of the Spain international.

Manchester United manager wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Champions League next season.




Manchester United are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.

According to the report in British Media, Sergi Roberto has a release clause in his contract which stands at 42 million euros which would need to be met in full before Barcelona would allow him to leave the club this summer.

Chelsea and Monaco have reportedly registered an interest in his services and have enquired over his availability. It’s now down to the manager and the board to decide his future.

Sergi Roberto would reportedly be interested in a move this summer, but if Manchester United do want him, they will have to beat those other interested clubs to his signature.

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