Now the disgruntled star has told pals his heart is set on the Nou Camp if Sir Alex Ferguson dumps him at the end of this season.
A source said: "Only time will tell if Wayne leaves United at the end of this season, but if that happens then he would love to go to Barcelona.
"He watches them all the time and is a massive fan. He has first-hand experience of how good they are and is a huge admirer of their brand of football.
"I'm sure he wouldn't be short of offers, but Barcelona are head and shoulders above the rest in his eyes."
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