Italian side, AS Roma have rejected a bid in the region of €10m from Barcelona for Nigerian youngster, Nura Abdullahi, Completesportsniger
The 18 year old impressed Barcelona scouts in the UEFA Youth League this season and a move to the European champions seems inevitable.
It was earlier speculated that Barcelona cooled their interest after an inflammation was discovered in his heart.
Italian publication, Corrierre dello Sport however has reported that the Rome- based side have rejected moves by the Nou Camp outfit to sign the forward.
Abdullahi is on loan at Roma from Serie B side, Spezia.
Roma are looking to make the deal permanent following a string of impressive performances by the teen star for the AS Roma B Team.Watch The Premier League Live!! with EXPRESSVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN