Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

LVG Tells Blind to Make Barca Switch

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

LVG Tells Blind to Make Barca Switch

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LOUIS van Gaal has urged Daley Blind to leave United for Barcelona.

The defender has been linked with a move to the Nou Camp ahead of the January transfer window, although he has struggled to regularly crack the United firstteam this season.

Blind was omitted from the Reds squad against Leicester after failing to impress in the Carabao Cup defeat to Bristol City. But Van Gaal believes he would be a big success at Barcelona.

The former United manager said: "Daley Blind is better off going to Barcelona, than staying with Man United.

"He is not even on the bench for United sometimes.

"Daley can play in more than one position and at Barcelona he would never be sat in the stand.

"I think Daley would fit in better at Barcelona anyway. …

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