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FC Barcelona wants to bring Thiago Alcantara back from Bayern Munich

Thiago Alcantara left FC Barcelona four years back to join German giants Bayern Munich

football Updated: Mar 17, 2017 23:50 IST
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Former FC Barcelona player Thiago Alcantara is an integral part of the Bayern Munich team and played a stellar role in the German club’s 10-2 aggregate thrashing of Arsenal FC in the Champions League
Former FC Barcelona player Thiago Alcantara is an integral part of the Bayern Munich team and played a stellar role in the German club’s 10-2 aggregate thrashing of Arsenal FC in the Champions League(Getty Images)

FC Barcelona have plans to try and bring Thiago Alcantara back to the Catalan Club from Bayern Munich, says reports

Thiago Alcantara left FC Barcelona four years back to join German giants Bayern Munich. He was drawn away from Barcelona by former boss Pep Guardiola when he joined as Bayern manager.

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The move was also made easier by the fact that his release clause with Barca at the time was just £15million because he didn’t play 60 per cent of that season’s matches.

According to sources, Barca’s sporting director, Robert Fernandez, who was present for Bayern’s Champions League victory of Arsenal FC, had some serioius discussions during the visit.

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Arsenal and Manchester City have also been linked with Alcantara, who scored two goals in the first leg of Bayern’s 10-2 aggregate win against the Gunners.

Scouts from Arsenal FC were also present during the Champions League match according to Catalan paper, El Mundo Deportivo.