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Father reveals Chelsea, Man City offers to Barcelona whiz Ilaix

The father of Ilaix Moriba has revealed the clubs which have attempted to prise him away from Barcelona.

Speaking on Ser Catalunya's 'Que t'hi jugues', the youngster's father, Mamady, revealed that “we gave up a lot of money because Ilaix wanted to play for Barça. We had bigger offers from Chelsea, City and Juventus than Barça and I canceled a trip to Manchester because Barça bet big".

Asked if Real Madrid had called them, Mamady paused before saying that “we are to death with the Catalans and we want to continue at Barça".

Mamady also praised Barca coach Ronald Koeman: "I have no words for him, we have to thank him very much for what he has done for Ilaix and the confidence he has given him."

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