Barcelona's Marc Jurado set to Manchester United, - 'Today it’s time to say goodbye'.

  • Deo Kalema
  • June 30, 2020
  • Sports

Manchester United appear to have won the race to sign Marc Jurado after the player officially confirmed that he is leaving Barcelona.

According to a host of Spanish and English outlets, the full-back will sign a deal with Manchester United in the coming days.

- It’s never easy to leave a team that has given you everything. FC Barcelona has been my second home, my second family, where I have developed as a player and as a person.

- Today it’s time to say goodbye, but not before expressing my gratitude to each of the people who have helped me since I started in in the year 2011. I have been lucky to share my passion with a fantastic generation,.

- We started as boys who just wanted to run after a ball and I say goodbye, nine years later, calling them friends. Only we know the immense luck we have had with all the coaches who have developed us and helped us.

- Every stage has a beginning and an end. Mine, having reflected a lot with my family, has come. I leave behind unforgettable memories which will always stay with me.  Jurado wrote in his farewell message

The player was reportedly offered a contract would’ve seen him earn €60,000 annually in the first year, rising to €100,000 by the third year of his Barcelona spell.

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