That is according to the Toronto FC star's agent who has revealed that the Catalan club did make contact with him regarding a potential move in the wake of his stellar debut MLS season which produced 22 goals.
"There was interest, but nothing too in-depth," agent Andrea D'Amico said on Rai Sport's Zona 11 show about the Barcelona interest.
"It's a little amazing that these kinds of teams didn't get in touch with him before he went on his adventure in North America.
"But right now he's concentrated on his decision [to play for Toronto FC]."
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