Fiorentina will listen to the offers for their talisman midfielder Sofyan Amrabat this summer, according to his agent Mohamed Sinouh.
The 26-year-old has become a sought-after figure after leading Morocco to the semi-finals of the World Cup last year.
After growing in stature, he wanted to leave La Viola in January after declining a contract extension offer.
Amrabat received multiple offers, but he had his heart set on Barcelona, who made a loan approach on the deadline day of the transfer window.
However, Fiorentina turned down Blaugrana’s offer and insisted the midfielder was not for sale.
La Viola may have to reconsider their stance this summer as his contract expires in 2024.
They will be keen to cash in on him instead of losing him for free at the end of his contract.
“For now we don’t have any offer for the summer, but now at least Fiorentina is willing to listen,” said Amrabat’s agent (h/t Sport)
“It’s a promise they made when the president rejected all the offers in winter.”
Sinouh also revealed that Manchester United enquired about Amrabat earlier this year to strengthen their midfield options.
“We received many offers during the January transfer window, including one from Manchester United, but an agreement cannot be reached,” Sinouh added.
“Barça? The president of Fiorentina refused to let him out because he represented a safe value after the role he had played in the World Cup.”
Amrabat still dreams of playing for Barca, but they are not in a great position to afford the reported €40 million asking price.
The Catalan giants are still unclear about their budget for the summer transfer window as they have been held back by La Liga’s Financial Fair Play regulations.
Atletico Madrid are keeping tabs on Amrabat’s situation as Diego Simeone is an admirer of his style of play.
Amrabat has been instrumental in La Viola’s stellar recent run, with the team unbeaten in their last eight games in all competitions.
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