Miralem Pjanic: Juventus midfielder shuns Man United and PSG, wants Barcelona move

Miralem Pjanic: Juventus midfielder shuns Man United and PSG, wants Barcelona move

- Miralem Pjanic could be joining Barcelona this summer

- The Juventus star whose deal expires in the summer of 2023 appears to have shunned interests from Man United and PSG

- Barca are said to have reached a verbal agreement with the Bosnian attacker ahead of a potential move at the end of this season

Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has reportedly ignored interests from Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain.

Though the 30-year-old has a deal with the Old Lady until 2023, he is interested in joining Barcelona this summer.

Pjanic joined Juve from rival club AS Roma four years ago in a deal valued around €32 million and has gone ahead to win six major trophies including three Serie A titles.

The Bosnian star might, however, be considering a move to Spain for a fresh challenge and a chance to taste Champions League glory.

Twice the Italian League giants have come close to lifting the European silverware, they failed to both Barca and Real Madrid on both occasions.

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And Daily Mail quoting Spanish news outlet Sport claims Pjanic might be on his way out of the Allianz Stadium this summer.

Both PSG and the Red Devils have been heavily linked with the playmaker but his mind seems made up on joining Barca.

United signed Bruno Fernandes in January but the manager still wants more quality players to fortify his squad for the coming season as they hope to qualify for Champions League next term.

Also, they are unsure of Paul Pogba's future at Old Trafford and they are already making plans to replace him.

However, Barcelona are said to have reached a verbal agreement with the midfielder having offered a few players in a swap deal for the Bosnian when the transfer window opens.

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Center back Jean-Clair Todibo is one of the players the Spanish club is willing to release in exchange for Pjanic. The 20-year-old is currently on loan at German side Schalke.

Meanwhile, the La Liga table toppers are waiting on Juventus to know if there are other players they might be interested in as part of the potential swap deal.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho could return to his parent club Barcelona at the end of the season contrary to the club's plan.

The Catalans have been looking out for potential buyer for the 27-year-old who struggled to blend in his first 18 months at the Camp Nou.

He has been on loan at Bayern Munich since the start of the 2019-20 season and has scored nine goals and eight assists in 32 appearances across competitions.

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