€150m Man United & City target rejects new Barcelona deal

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Sergio Busquets has played enough football at Barcelona to last a lifetime, having averaged over 45 games a year for the La Liga giants since making his first-team debut in the 2008-09 season. Now, however, Busquets is ready to cash in once again and is poised to leave Barcelona in the future after not receiving the contract offer he wants – putting Man United and Man City on high-alert.

According to Mundo Deportivo [per the Metro], Busquets is upset that Barcelona’s most recent offer for a contract extension did not come near his demands and could leave before his contract expires in 2019. ESPN reported back in 2011 that the 27-year-old Spanish midfielder has a buyout clause of €150 million, a number that reportedly remained unchanged after he signed a contract extension in 2013.

Busquets has been a target for Man United and Man City in the past, but will likely draw interest from all of the top European clubs. He won the World Cup with Spain in 2010 and was a member of the Champions League Team of the Season last year.

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