Barcelona drop out of race for Adrien Rabiot – MD

As per a report from Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona are no longer interested in the signing of PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot.

PSG contract rebel

Speculation surrounding the future of gifted 23-year-old Rabiot has been rampant for some time now.

The Frenchman has refused to commit to a contract extension with boyhood club PSG, with his current deal at the Parc des Princes set to expire in the summer.

Unsurprisingly, this has resulted in a whole host of European heavyweights expressing an interest in Rabiot’s services.

However, despite the gifted midfielder having been free to sign a pre-contract agreement with another club since the beginning of last month, and been banished to the Parc des Princes stands since the middle of December, Rabiot’s future, at present, remains very much up in the air.

Barcelona back out

But, as per the aforementioned report from Mundo Deportivo this evening, one club who will not be taking their interest in the PSG star’s signature any further are La Liga champions Barcelona.

The Blaugrana were previously viewed as favourites to clinch a deal for Rabiot, but are said to have been left frustrated by the Frenchman’s failure to make his intention to move to the Camp Nou public.

In addition, Barca have already secured a high-profile midfield addition for the summer, in the form of Ajax’s Frenkie De Jong:

Fears for Leo Messi: Barcelona star may miss El Clasico vs Real Madrid

Official: Barcelona sign Jean-Clair Todibo after transfer brought forward

Get notified!
About the best football betting tips from industry experts!
Thank you!