Transfer Gossip: Adrien Rabiot set to snub Arsenal, Liverpool for Barca


Adrien Rabiot

Two Premier League Clubs, LIVERPOOL and Arsenal have been dealt a big transfer blow with reports that Adrien Rabiot is close on a deal to join Barcelona.

The 23-year-old has been playing hardball with PSG chiefs as he looks to secure a new contract.

His mother Veronique, who acts as his agent, has reportedly been demanding a huge signing-on fee for whoever her son signs with.

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Just this week, it was reported that Adrien Rabiot had been banned from the PSG dressing room by Thomas Tuchel until the contract situation is sorted.

However, now it seems that a breakthrough is just days away, as Barcelona look close to securing a deal.

According to Spanish publication Sport, Mrs Rabiot has met with Eric Abidal, who is the director of football at Barca.

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The report also states that Barcelona are willing to match Rabiot’s demands for a ÂŁ9million (€10m) signing-on fee.


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