Barcelona deny tapping up Adrien Rabiot
Football-30 December 20:42 GMT
Barcelona has released a statement to deny tapping up PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot with the club only allowed to approach players through official means of six months of the contract expiring.
The statement from Barcelona reads: “FC Barcelona wish to address stories published in France regarding the signing of players from Paris Saint Germain, and make clear that they have not breached any rule in this regard.
“The only contact made was during the month of August and one week ago. In both cases, this contact was made with PSG’s sporting management to show FC Barcelona’s interest in player Adrien Rabiot.
“FC Barcelona have always wanted to work with the utmost transparency in their dealings with PSG and with any other club.
“FC Barcelona refute the existence of any type of agreement with PSG player Adrien Rabiot.”