Thiago to join Barca training

Thiago Alcantara is to begin pre-season with Barcelona despite reports of interest from Manchester United.

Last Updated: 09/07/13 at 18:32 Post Comment

Thiago Alcantara: Set to begin pre-season training with Barcelona

Thiago Alcantara: Set to begin pre-season training with Barcelona

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The Spain international has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in light of the fact that the player currently has a release clause of €18million.

While Barca have been quiet about the future of the 22-year-old midfielder, spokesman Toni Freixa has confirmed that he will be among the squad when they resume training for the new season.

"We have the players we have and Thiago is one of them," Freixa told Radio Catalunya.

"Pre-season with us begins as scheduled."

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