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Rafinha wants Thiago return to Barcelona


Man Utd, Chelsea make Thiago enquiry - source


Bayern planning to keep Thiago - Salihamidzic


Rafinha wants Thiago return to Barcelona: 'He would fit in perfectly'

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ARLINGTON, Tx. -- Rafinha said he would love to see brother Thiago return to Barcelona from Bayern Munich this summer, but left his own future at the club up in the air.

Sources have confirmed to ESPN FC that Barca, who have already made three signings this season, are still in the market for another central midfielder.

Paris Saint-Germain's Adrien Rabiot is their top target, but Thiago, who left the club for Bayern in 2013, has also been linked.

"I would like to see Thiago at Barcelona again,"...

LIVE Transfer Talk: Manchester United and Chelsea enquire about Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara

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TOP STORY: Thiago subject of Manchester United and Chelsea enquiries

Manchester United and Chelsea have made enquiries to Bayern Munich regarding Thiago Alcantara, a source has told ESPN FC.

Sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic previously said that Bayern plan...

Manchester United, Chelsea enquire about Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara - source

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Bayern Munich came back from a 1-0 half-time deficit to beat PSG 3-1 in their opening International Champions Cup match.

Manchester United and Chelsea have both enquired about signing Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich, a source has told ESPN FC.

Thiago, 27, has been linked with a move away from Bayern this summer but sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said the German champions planned to keep him.

A return to Barcelona has also been mooted, but ESPN FC has been told that interest from the Premier League has proved to be the strongest so far.

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Bayern Munich plan to keep Thiago Alcantara but he will face strong competition for a midfield place, sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has said.

Spain international Thiago, 27, signed from Barcelona in 2013 and has won five Bundesliga titles and two DFB Pokal crowns.

"Of course we are planning with him," Salihamidzic told Suddeutsche Zeitung. "It will be an interesting battle for places with nine midfielders."

Sport Bild reported last month that Thiago was keen on a return to his old club but,...


Transfer Talk: Barcelona line up €70m Thiago move amid Real Madrid interest

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ESPN FC's Stewart Robson breaks down the latest transfer rumours surrounding Paul Pogba, Rafinha and more in Rumour Rater.

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Barcelona, Real Madrid battle for Thiago

Thiago Alcantara will be the focus of Barcelona and Real Madrid as the Spanish giants go head to head for the Bayern Munich star.

The Spain international is currently in Russia for the World Cup, but after five years in Germany, Sport says he set for a move back to La Liga. Bayern will sell for €70 million,...

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