The Croatian was linked to the Old Trafford club in 2014.
A fantastic player but Barcelona were never ever going to let him go, having him only just joining the club at the time and being seen as the long term replacement for Xavi.
Fast forward two years and the former Sevilla man has replaced Xavi perfectly, and is a vital cog in Barca’s machine with United yet to find a man of his calibre in his role.
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