Barcelona recently rejected enormous €150m bid for wonder-kid Ansu Fati

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Barcelona reportedly rejected a huge €150m bid for wonder-kid forward Ansu Fati earlier this summer in an offer which could have seen Spaniard become the world’s third most expensive player in history.

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Fati, 17, joined Barcelona’s illustrious youth ranks from Sevilla in 2012 and has since gone onto climb his way through the club’s under-16s, under-18s and under-19s sides to become a regular in the Catalonian giants’ senior first-team.

The talented attacker has featured a total of 33 times for Barcelona’s first-team and has been directly involved in nine goals.

Fati emerged as a shock transfer target for the Red Devils after The Times reported that the club had been trying to lure the highly-rated attacker to Old Trafford for over a year.

Despite United’s best effort, Fati remains a Barcelona player and even put pen-to-paper earlier this week and signed a new bumper deal which included a whopping €400m buy-out clause, as per Goal.

However, according to a recent report from Marca the talented forward was the subject to an eye-watering €150m (€125m plus €25 in add-ons) bid earlier this summer which could have been what prompted Ronald Koeman and co. to tie the youngster down on a new deal.

The report does not state which club made the huge offer but it does claim that Barcelona rejected the offer straightaway without even entering into negotiations with super-agent Jorge Mendes.

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