Report: Manchester United prepare Sergi Roberto move

Sergi Roberto #24 of Barcelona makes a break against Thailand XI during the international friendly match between Thailand XI and FC Barcelona at Rajamangala Stadium on August 7, 2013
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A report claims that Manchester United will move for Barcelona youngster Sergi Roberto in January.

Manchester United are reportedly preparing a January move for Barcelona youngster Sergi Roberto.

The 21-year-old, who made his first-team debut for the Catalan outfit in 2010, is highly rated at the Camp Nou, but has been unable to force his way into their first XI.

According to Sport, the Premier League champions are keeping a close eye on proceedings with a view to submitting an official offer when the transfer window reopens.

A number of European clubs have also been linked with the Spain Under-21 international.

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