Xavi reveals reason for João Cancelo’s aborted arrival


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Even if FC Barcelona’s finances have not yet returned to normal, the leaders of the Catalan club are working behind the scenes to achieve a quality summer transfer window. One of the names on the table is that of João Cancelo. The Portuguese full-back spent the second half of the season at Bayern Munich after losing his starting status at Manchester City. The Portuguese, who was one of the Cityzens’ best players last season, therefore asked to leave due to his low playing time in England and ended up joining the German club last January.

While we knew that Barça had been interested in the Skyblues side for a few months now, Xavi confirmed in an interview with the Spanish media. Esport3 and relayed by Mundo Deportivo that it was a very real option for FC Barcelona during the previous transfer window. However, Manchester City refused to negotiate at the time, as revealed by the Catalan club’s manager. “We wanted Cancelo in January. They offered it to us and we accepted. At the end, they told us that Manchester City did not want to loan him to Barça.said the Spanish tactician in particular.

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