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Barcelona Ready to Rival Manchester United for Gregory van der Wiel Signature

Barcelona are ready to rival Manchester United for the signature of Ajax defender Gregory van der Wiel according to reports from Spain. The Catalan giants are waiting for their Brazilian full back Dani Alves to put pen to paper on a new contract, but are already considering alternatives in case the former Sevilla man stalls.

Josep Guardiola’s all-conquering side believe that a bid of €20M should put them next to United in the summer chase for Van der Wiel report El Mundo Deportivo and have been scouting the 22-year-old for the past few months.

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GJ234172d ago

I do think Alves is a better player and Barca should do their best to keep him, but Wiel isnt that far behind him

rafay4172d ago

You'll love this comment!

I think Rafael is far far better than Alves for Brazil. And for Barca, if Alves doesn't sign a new deal then van der Weil is a great buy.