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Barcelona might sell Raphinha next season to Man United

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Man United should improve the right wing in the summer and the name of Raphinha is once again in the focus. Barcelona is ready to sell him.

According to Spanish source, Nacional, Barcelona are ready to sell Brazilian winger, Raphinha, to Man Utd for £51.2million.

Back in December last year, United offered Jadon Sancho in exchange for the former Leeds United attacker. In the end, the England international returned to Dortmund on loan.

Joan Laporta is willing to sacrifice the Samba star in the summer transfer window and targets Nico Williams to replace him.

As per the Catalan news outlet, the Barcelona president is demanding a fee of £51.2million (60 million euros) from Man Utd to send Raphinha to Old Trafford.

Man United is happy to sign Raphinha from Barcelona

The 27-year-old proved his worth in England with the Elland Road outfit before moving to Spain and last term, he won the La Liga with the Blaugrana.

This season, he has been in and out of the starting XI under Xavi but his stats are impressive. Manchester city

So far, in 25 starts in all competitions, the South American winger has directly contributed in 21 goals (9 goals and provided 12 assists).

At Old Trafford, futures of right wingers like Greenwood and Sancho, who are on loan, are uncertain, on the other hand, Antony and Amad have not proved to be good enough.

Therefore, a top RW should be signed by Man Utd and Raphinha would be an ideal addition.

In your view, should Man Utd pay £51.2million to secure his signing?

Raphinha, then, is the one who has to adjust, and he has done so of late. Xavi used Raphinha as an advanced No.10 on a few occasions, and has even switched him to the left-wing in order to accommodate for Yamal. His best position, however, remains cutting in from the right. The issue is, Barca look to have someone who is both better and younger than the Brazilian doing that job already.

As featured on ManUNews.com

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