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Man Utd contact Barcelona over shock striker mortgage deal

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Manchester United have made contact with the agent of younger Barcelona striker Vitor Roque over a doable mortgage deal, a report in Spain has claimed.

Roque accomplished his €61m transfer to Barcelona in January however the 19-year-old has struggled for sport time, seeing simply 310 minutes over 13 appearances in all competitions.

Amid claims that Barcelona don’t imagine Roque is sweet sufficient to play for the workforce at this level, Mundo Deportivo report that various golf equipment have been in touch with the Brazilian’s entourage over a doable mortgage transfer.

United are mentioned to be eager to carry the 19-year-old to the Premier League, entire Napoli, Lyon, Good, Sevilla and Actual Betis are all credited with curiosity in Roque.

Barcelona supervisor Xavi has beforehand provided his help to Roque however not too long ago left the door open to a mortgage transfer this summer time.

“Now we have not determined something but,” Xavi mentioned. “We are going to resolve on the finish of the season what’s finest for everybody. It’s not simple to reach from Brazil. He wants time and adaptation. On the finish of the season, we’ll resolve.”

Vitor Roque

Roque is but to make an influence / Fran Santiago/GettyImages

In accordance with SPORT, Roque has already dominated out the concept of leaving Barcelona on mortgage, along with his agent ready to complicate any efforts to half methods with the 19-year-old simply six months after his transfer to Spain.

Roque’s representatives imagine he wants extra time with Barcelona to stand up to hurry and hope Xavi decides to maintain Roque round subsequent season, though stories counsel the striker could not even find yourself getting registered within the squad subsequent yr due to monetary issues.

United are recognized to be on the hunt for a brand new striker and spent the January switch window on the lookout for an skilled goalscorer who might supply some help to younger Rasmus Hojlund who, on the time, was struggling in entrance of purpose.

Nonetheless, a youthful ahead stays a chance for United, who 90min understands are within the race to signal 20-year-old RB Leipzig striker Benjamin Sesko.

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