Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/27/13
Stoke_city_vs_4034
Manchester United’s relentless pursuit of Cesc Fabregas will continue into next week despite Barcelona’s insistence that the midfielder is not for sale. As Sportsmail revealed Fabregas is keen on a move to Old Trafford and wants to be part of David Moyes’s Barclays Premier League squad by the time the summer transfer window closes on September 2. New Barcelona boss Gerardo Martino on Friday reiterated his club’s recent assertions that Fabregas will not be sold. The new coach at the Nou Camp said: ‘Man United want Cesc? If the club rejected two offers I will reject it a third time. Cesc will be here.’ Told about Martino’s comments minutes after United’s 2-2 draw with Cerezo Osaka here on Friday United manager Moyes said: ‘We will look at what’s been said and we will consider what to do. We will consider our options.’ However it is understood that United who have had bids of £25million and £31m turned down have no intention of giving up on the transfer. Fabregas is United’s main target and the Barclays Premier League champions are aware that he fancies a crack at the title with them. The next seven days will make or break the deal for United who know that Barcelona do not want to lose face by saying that Fabregas can leave which means that the 26-year-old Spain midfielder may have to request a transfer. United do not know if he is prepared to do that.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

McClain does not show up for Cowboys’ training camp

Andre Johnson agrees to two-year deal with Titans

Redskins GM injures hand punching wall in frustration

Report: Aldon Smith checks into rehab

McCarthy discusses 'urgency’ to win another title with Rodgers

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Lions extend CB Darius Slay with $50 million deal

Adam Jones: Bengals dominated Steelers in playoff game

Robert Griffin III on QB battle: Only one of us runs 4.3

Gordon defends friendship with 'good friend' Manziel

Geno Smith ‘kind of pissed off’ about Ryan Fitzpatrick’s return

Bell admits he knew about missed drug test, lied to media

Lacy, Starks could split carries to start season

Cyborg Santos post-surgery skull photos are eerie

Dr. Phil calls out the Patriots for their cheating ways

Hockey team unveils Clinton, Trump bobbleheads

Bennett compares chemistry with Pats QBs to his love life

Crowell still making amends for controversial Instagram post

Report: LeBron urged Justin Bieber not to perform at RNC

Luck refutes Matt Hasselbeck’s assertion he never showers

Newspaper editor explains use of Jordan meme for MJ article

Five NFL teams set to underachieve in 2016

WATCH: Belichick gets annoyed by Jimmy Garoppolo question

Ronda Rousey denies being pregnant despite rumor

Soccer News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Dr. Phil calls out the Patriots for their cheating ways

Everything that's already gone wrong at the Rio Olympics

Amar'e Stoudemire's presence (and absence) changed the NBA

We asked Team USA: What other Olympic sport would you play?

Why Gary Bettman's CTE denial is cause for concern for NHL

WATCH: Inside the Nike SNKRS BOX in SF for Golden Air Celebration

WATCH: Five other uniforms Chris Sale should cut up

QUIZ: Name every Olympic event in which the USA has never won a gold medal

Five U.S. Olympians favored to win multiple gold medals

WATCH: What teams should join the Big 12?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker