sport news Man City full-back Angelino reveals he turned down Barcelona for RB Leipzig

'It's great one of the biggest clubs in the world wanted me... but in my head it was always clear': Manchester City full-back Angelino reveals he TURNED DOWN Barcelona this summer to secure second loan move to RB Leipzig Despite interest from Barcelona, Angelino made the call to return to RB Leipzig The Manchester City full-back has joined the German club for a second loan spell Angelino revealed the chance to work with Julian Nagelsmann again was crucial 

By David Kent for MailOnline

Published: 16:15 BST, 16 September 2020 | Updated: 16:16 BST, 16 September 2020

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Manchester City defender Angelino has confirmed he rejected interest from Barcelona to return to RB Leipzig.

Left back Angelino re-joined Leipzig for a second spell last week, in another loan deal with the Bundesliga side having an option to buy him next summer for around £16million.

The Spaniard, 23, impressed in his first stint during the second half of last season, helping Leipzig finish third and reach a Champions League semi-final putting him on the radar of a number of clubs including the LaLiga giants.

Angelino rejected a switch to Barcelona to secure a second spell on loan with RB Leipzig

Angelino rejected a switch to Barcelona to secure a second spell on loan with RB Leipzig

But he said the chance to work with Leipzig's highly-rated manager Julian Nagelsmann once more was too good to turn down.

'It's great that one of the biggest clubs in the world wanted me,' Angelino told Sport Bild.

'But in my head it was always clear: I want to stay with

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