Manchester United have made a £25million bid for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas, according to the Manchester Evening News.
However, there are a few stumbling blocks in the way for United if they hope to sign the former Arsenal maestro. First, Barcelona’s official response to the transfer speculation is “The player is not transferable.” Second, Fabregas has said that he’d like to stay at Barcelona, where he has an opportunity to improve on one of the best teams in the world. And three, Arsenal has first right to refusal on any transfer involving Fabregas.
MORE — Man United make shock move for Cesc Fabregas (May, 2013).
Can Manchester United overcome the obstacles to sign Fabregas, or is the transfer speculation a hopeless cause? If United will sign Fabregas, how do you think he’d fit in at Old Trafford? Share your viewpoints in the comment section below.
Here are today’s world soccer news headlines:
- Manchester United make £25m bid for Cesc Fabregas — BBC Sport
- Swansea confirm Ashley Williams as new captain in attempt to keep defender at the club — Independent
- Arsenal wait as Real Madrid try to convince Gonzalo Higuain to stay — Evening Standard
- Everton tracking Ajax defender Toby Alderweireld, no bid yet — 101 Great Goals
- Watford striker Troy Deeney wanted by Hull — Evening Standard
- Cardiff City sign landmark partnership with Welsh government — FC Business
- Martin Jol will be in charge of transfers, assures new Fulham owner — Evening Standard
- The Premier League is missing out on all the best players? Great news — The Guardian
- Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku rules out going out on loan again — Sky Sports
- USA and MLS: What we learned this weekend — The Guardian
- AFC Bournemouth launch new crest — Football Shirts
- Clubs are learning about Vine with QPR leading the way — UK Sports Network
- Napoli join Arsenal in the race for Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain — 101 Great Goals
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