In what is fast becoming the transfer saga of the summer. Young Barcelona midfielder, Thiago Alcantara has dented many United fans hopes by tweeting his love for Barcelona. Whats not clear though, is if he means the city itself or the team. I’d suspect its probably the latter.
The thought of him switching the Camp Nou for Old Trafford is a mouthwatering one, but the deal has seemingly halted over the last few days, and now it looks more and more likely that the Spaniard is going to stay at the Catalan side.
Contrasting reports suggest that Thiago will still be heading to United, whereas others believe he is set to sign a new long-term contract at Barca, doubling his wage.
The tweet read: “I love Barcelona” and was accompanied by this photo: