Date: 24th July 2013 at 6:45pm
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Thiago & Pep

Alcantara’s father has opened up on his son’s move to Bayern Munich, following Manchester United’s failure to sign the youngster.

It was claimed that had met officials and thrashed out a move for his son but nothing was confirmed. then confirmed his interest in his former player and this pretty much ended any hope had of signing the player.

Days later Thiago’s move to Bayern was confirmed and were again left on the outside looking in.

claimed that the lure of working with Guardiola was too great, but speaking to La Xarxa has now shed further light on the matter, contradicting claims that Moyes had not been interested in him and that Mazinho had reached an agreement with United:

was very close to signing with Manchester United.

“They had talks. But they couldn’t find an agreement.”