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Gabriel Barbosa : Inter Milan Move Not Driven By Money

Man Utd are in pole position to sign Gabriel Barbosa international striker has insisted that his 29.5 million-euro move to Milan was not motivated by money.

Gabriel made his last appearance for Brazil’s on Sunday but could not help his team stumble to a 1-0 loss to Figueirense in Brazil’s .

“I’m not going for money, or because Santos pressured me,” Gabriel told reporters. “I’m going because that’s what I want. It’s good money but it’s a huge challenge.”

The 19-year-old agreed to terms with Inter last week as the Italian giants beat off interest from , and .

Man Utd are in pole position to sign Brazilian wonderkid Gabriel BarbosaGabriel Barbosa will reportedly earn more than 300,000 US dollars a month, around double the figure he earned with Santos.

“I scored a lot of goals, won titles and now it’s time to move on. It’s not a matter of money, but of recognition,” he said.

Gabriel BarbosaGabriel Barbosa is seen as one of Brazil most promising strikers, having scored 57 goals in 155 matches since making his first-team debut for Santos in 2013. He has been capped four times for Brazil, scoring twice.

The forward was also part of Brazil’s gold medal-winning Olympic football team in Rio earlier this month.

He is due to arrive at the next month after playing for Brazil in their World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia.

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