Neymar reveals Man Utd talks
The Brazil international insists that the Red Devils made contact with him during the transfer window, but he has revealed that the talks did not result in an offer
Barcelona forward Neymar has confirmed that he was in talks with Manchester United over a potential move to Old Trafford, but says that the Premier League side failed to make a concrete offer.
A possible move to Old Trafford was reported in August, before the transfer window closed, with Barcelona manager Luis Enrique refusing to be drawn on speculation in a press conference following the 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao.
The Brazil international has now indicated that talks between his representatives and United took place, but an offer was not forthcoming.
“We had conversations, but there was nothing concrete,” Neymar told ESPN Brasil when asked about a potential move to United.
“I heard that there were offers, but none made it to me.”
Louis van Gaal’s side were in the market for a forward player as the transfer window drew to a close, eventually opting to sign French striker Anthony Martial from Monaco, in a deal that could rise to £58 million.
But Neymar’s comments may indicate that United are continuing to track the Barcelona star, with a view to a further opporunity to join the Old Trafford club in forthcoming transfer windows.