Barcelona Could Sign Rashford in January

Spain – Barcelona could make a surprising move for the English star, as they look forward to rebuilding their attacking line.

The Catalan giants have been struggling with goal-scoring since the departure of Lionel Messi, signing Sergio Agüero and Memphis Depay with the expectations to cover the void.

The duo has found it difficult to live in the Spanish league, as Sergio Agüero earlier retired from the game due to a heart attack, while Depay is yet to live to expectations.

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Rashford | Marca

The arrival of new coach Xavi Hernandez has brought hope to the fans and team hierarchy as he is trying to rebuild the squad.

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A possible transfer for Marcus Rashford could be made as the player is finding the first-team game hard at Manchester United and with the team having many attacking options.

Reports in Spain claimed that the player is open and could accept the team’s offer it comes, Marca gathered.

With the arrivals of compatriot Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester has many attacking players and Rashford will have to move somewhere else in order to get more playing time, especially for him to get if he wants to make the squad to the 2022 world cup at Qatar.

However, the player is still a product of United, as he holds a contract with them Which run until 2023 although there’s an option to extend it with a further 1 year.

Interestingly, at just 24, Rashford has a great form with his club, scoring 91 goals in 283 matches, providing 57 assists for the United first team. While for the National team, he has represented England 46 times, scoring 12 goals.

Will Rashford follow the footsteps of Sancho, Jude Bellingham and Kieran Trippier?

With most of the English footballers (retired and current players) playing and ending their careers in England, some players played elsewhere, with Trippier playing in Spain while Sancho and Bellingham for Dortmund respectively, there’s the possibility of Rashford doing so.

If the player joins Barcelona, then he will become the first England player to play for the team since Gari Lineker who played from 1986- 1989.

Umar Farouk Salihu

Umar Farouk Salihu is a Sports Freelance Reporter with Today Post.

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