Thiago Alcantara looks all but set to leave Barcelona this summer in order to improve his chances at being included in Spain’s 2014 World Cup squad.
The 22-year-old was the star of the show against Italy in Spain’s U21 European Championship triumph and although Barcelona do not want him to leave as Sport reports, they are powerless due to his €18 million release clause.
Thiago has hinted that he will be looking for a move away to secure the first team football Barcelona’s set-up can’t provide.
“We all want to be at the World Cup next year,” Thiago reportedly told Spanish radio station COPE.
“Playing at a World Cup is the highest thing you can do.”
As well as Thiago’s admission of his World Cup dream, Spanish journalist Pepe Gutierrez r...
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