Barcelona Bid For Manchester United Versatile Midfielder

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Daley Blind could be culled as part of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United revolution and according to reports in Spain, Barcelona could be offering him a route out of Old Trafford.

Spanish Newspaper, Sports front page story on Blind's proposed bid from Barcelona
Spanish Newspaper, Sports front page story on Blind’s proposed bid from Barcelona

Sport reports on Wednesday that the reigning La Liga champions have identified the Holland international as a transfer target and believe his versatility would be a vital asset.
Their front page reads ‘Surprise Blind’ and says Luis Enrique’s side are lining up a £14million offer.

Daley Blind (middle) is mobbed by colleagues Schweinsteiger (L) and Chris Smalling (R) after scoring a goal for Manchester United
Daley Blind (middle) is mobbed by colleagues Schweinsteiger (L) and Chris Smalling (R) after scoring a goal for Manchester United

The 26-year-old Blind, who can play in the centre of defence or midfield, is understood to be available at the right price to bidders as Mourinho plots an overhaul of the United squad he inherits from Louis van Gaal.
He impressed under Van Gaal’s two-year reign and in the latter half of the 2015-16 campaign, forged an impressive partnership at the heart of the defence alongside Chris Smalling.

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