Louis Barry completes summer move to Barcelona from West Brom

Louis Barry completes summer move to Barcelona from West Brom

- Louis Barry has completed a summer switch to Spanish giants Barcelona

- The 16-year-old turned down a massive bid of £2.7m from Paris Saint-Germain

- The England U16 striker had previously competed for Ireland at lower age levels

Barcelona has signed English wonderkid Louie Barry from West Brom after he rejected a £2.7million move to Paris Saint-Germain.

According to Spanish news outlet Mundo Deportivo, PSG tabled a contract offer that contained a huge £2.7m bonus for his father.

And the 16-year-old went as far as completing his medical in France but eventually opted to join the Spanish giants.

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He was given a chance to impress in Barca's La Masia academy - equivalent to the U18 football while he was playing at West Brom.

And it is understood that Barry, with his mother's blessing, chose the move to the Spain club.

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England youth star Barry scored four goals and assisted three for West Brom in the U18 Premier League last season.

Barry represented Ireland previously, and has scored six goals in nine games for the Three Lions U16s side.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Neymar and Antoine Griezmann have been strongly linked with Barcelona and club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has insisted nothing has changed after their recent behaviour.

The duo failed to report to pre-season training with their respective clubs this and it is understood that negotiations for the stars are still ongoing.

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