Everton’s coach was amused after reached at his ears the rumor that Liverpool made an offer of £ 38 million for Ross Barkley, that in conditions in which it was said that Manchester United would have already made £ 50m offer.
Everton gave this season a young player for the national team, who at 20 years is already courted by the biggest clubs in the Premier League.
It’s Ross Barkley, the Toffes midfielder who has 31 presences for his team in this championship so far, managing to score six goals.
British press claims that Everton would have received an offer of £ 38 million for the English midfielder. But it seems that also Manchester United is interested in Barkley’s services, which is why is rumored that bosses at Old Trafford already prepared a £ 50 million offer.
Taking note of the offer made by city rivals, Roberto Martinez was amused on the subject, saying that does not bother rumors about his players transfer.
“In terms of speculation we already turned down a £50m bid from Manchester United so we’re not going to take £38m from Liverpool,” Martinez told reporters.
“I think it’s enjoyable to speak about speculation. It shows how well our players are doing and those are the type of football compliments that we want.”