Man United target could consider dropping Barcelona to favour move to Manchester United

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Manchester United target, Danny Olmo is open to a transfer to Old Trafford, but only if his preferred move to the Camp Nou falls through.

The RB Leipzig midfielder was with Barcelona’s youth system until he was 16, and had to leave for Dinamo Zagreb before sealing a switch to RB Leipzig in January.

Barcelona, are however, keen to bring Olmo back to their side, as new manager, Xavi Hernandez reportedly wants to bolster his team during the January transfer window.

But Spanish outlet, El Nacional reports that even though a deal for Olmo to go back to Barcelona appears to be nearly agreed, their interest in Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling may prove to be a problem.

With Sterling frozen out at City, and Xavi in desperate need of attacking options, the England International could join Barcelona on a loan or permanent deal by as early as January.

If this is the case, Olmo would consider a transfer to Old Trafford, with United also said to be aware of the 23 year old’s situation.

Olmo has made just four appearances in the Bundesliga this season, with just two starts in all, no thanks to injures.