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Thiago plays down Manchester United links

By Football News



Barcelona attacking midfielder Thiago Alcantara is concentrating purely on the UEFA European U-21 Championship rather than his club future.

The Spanish playmaker has been linked with a move to English champions Manchester United but he claims to be happy at Camp Nou.

United have been linked with several moves to boost their midfield but, although not considered a regular started in Catalunya, Thiago is not interested in a move.

"As I live my life, I am very happy. I really enjoy being at Barcelona because my experiences have been very good," he said.

"We'll see how things are after the European Championships."

Thiago also claimed he would be interested in United goalkeeper and compatriot David de Gea making the switch to Barcelona, but conceded the likelihood of such a transfer would be unlikely. 

"Each player wants what is best for their team. Like I say that hopefully he (De Gea) will come to Barca, he says the same about me," he said.

"I think it is not something to take too seriously."