Manchester United submit firm offer for Barcelona midfielder

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According to reports in Spain, Manchester United are eager to agree a deal to sign Barcelona central midfielder Ilaix Moriba.

According to Spanish media outlet Mundo Deportivo, Manchester United have already put in an offer for the 18-year-old, who is highly rated by Barcelona chiefs.

18-year-old Moriba has been with the Catalan giants since he was seven years old, progressing through the club’s La Masia academy and now regarded as one of Barca’s brightest talents.

He made his senior debut in a Copa del Rey clash against Cornella in January with the player making his La Liga debut against Alaves in February, marking the occasion with an assist.

German side RB Leipzig have also reportedly made an offer for the 18 year old midfielder and Moriba would be open to moving if he isn’t given a chance in the first-team.

His current Barcelona contract is set to expire in the summer of 2022.