Barcelona great Xavi: I rejected Man Utd

Barcelona great Xavi: I rejected Man Utd

TEAMtalk Media Group·2021-08-22 14:00

Barcelona great Xavi has admitted turning down Manchester United.The midfielder could have swapped Spain for England much earlier in his career. The 41-year-old revealed he was once approached by Manchester United but turned them down because of his love for Barcelona.He told The Times: "Manchester United approached me once through Sir Alex Ferguson's brother, but my answer was very quick."Xavi enjoyed a 17-year playing at Barcelona, making an incredible 767 appearances with 85 goals and 185 assists. He also won 25 trophies including eight LaLiga titles and four Champions Leagues.


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