Xavi meets with Barcelona pal Thiago to urge him to reject Man Utd

Xavi is urging Barcelona teammate Thiago Alcantara to reject a move to Manchester United.

Thiago is discussing personal terms with United, which hope to have the midfielder signed before they leave for their preseason tour of the Far East this weekend.

El Mundo Deportivo say Xavi has met with Thiago in a bid to convince the Spain Under-21 star to remain at Barcelona.

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