Barcelona starlet Ilaix Moriba ‘wanted by Leipzig in €15 million deal’ amid contract stand-off and swipe from Ronald Koeman over pay demands
Barcelona are in negotiations with Leipzig over a €15 million move for wonderkid Ilaix Moriba, according to a report in Spain.
Barca boss Ronald Koeman took a swipe at 18-year-old Moriba amid a contract wrangle on Friday, warning that ‘money cannot be the most important thing for an 18-year-old.’
The Bundesliga side are now said to have made an initial informal approach for the box-to-box midfielder, with Marca reporting that the La Liga giants are keen to negotiate on a deal.
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman said he was ‘disappointed’ over contract talks with Ilaix Moriba