According to report reaching OYOGist.com, Manchester United have reportedly wrapped up a deal to sign Barcelona wonder kid Marc Jurado. The 16 year old has been with Barcelona for nine years and he’s regarded as one of the brightest talent to emerge from LA Maisia for some time but recently rejected the clubs offer of a contract extension.
The Red devils have been keeping close tabs on the situations and made contact with Barcelona via email earlier this year of the possibility of signing the right back. Though Barcelona have been confident of convincing Jurado to stay, but the latest report says the promising youngstar will be playing his football in England next season.
The laliga giants have successfully managed to tie down young talents like Ansu Fati and Iliax Moriba with new deals aimed strong interest from European giants, however Jurado’s case is different.
According to reports Jurado was promised continued progression and improved salary in Barcelona’s academy but the club was made aware of the Spaniards decision to leave this week.
The teenager who has been playing for Barcelona cardet A team this term, was due to be promoted to the Juvenile B side next season. It’s not the first time Barcelona has lost one of their top prospect to premier league elites, with Gerard Pique, Cesc Fabregas and Hector Bellerin.