Barcelona legend Xavi claims he rejected Manchester United

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Barcelona great Xavi has admitted turning down Manchester United.

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.