The potential of Mason Greenwood becoming the tenth player to shine for both Man Utd and Barcelona – what happened to the other nine?

Introduction to this article:
The article discusses the potential £40 million transfer of Mason Greenwood from Manchester United to Barcelona. It also examines the history of nine other players who have represented both clubs, analyzing their impact at both Old Trafford and the Nou Camp.


After seven years at Barcelona’s academy, Pique joined Manchester United at 17. He won a Premier League and Champions League with United but later rejoined Barcelona in 2008, achieving great success with the Catalan giants.


Hughes had two successful stints at Manchester United but failed to make an impact at Barcelona, scoring just five times in 37 games before being loaned to Bayern Munich.


Despite spending four seasons with Manchester United, Cruyff didn’t hit the heights at Old Trafford or Barcelona, where he spent two years in their first team.


Legendary forward Larsson achieved success at Barcelona, helping them to a pair of LaLiga titles and the Champions League. He later signed for Manchester United on loan in 2007 and played a key role in helping them win the Premier League.


Valdes excelled during his 12 years as Barcelona’s No. 1 goalkeeper but failed to make an impact at Manchester United, making just two appearances before joining Middlesbrough.


Blanc’s time at Barcelona was unhappy before leaving for Marseille in 1997. He finally joined Manchester United aged 35, but his best years were long behind him.


Depay struggled to deliver on his promise at Manchester United but successfully rebuilt his career in Ligue 1 with Lyon before joining Barcelona. His time at Barcelona didn’t produce the expected results and he joined Atletico Madrid in January.


Sanchez’s spell at Manchester United was a disaster, scoring only five goals in 45 games, but he excelled during his three years at Barcelona before joining Arsenal.


Ibrahimovic achieved cult hero status at Manchester United, scoring 28 goals in his debut season, but his stint at Barcelona was unhappy under Pep Guardiola.

Ahmed Asmar

Hello, I'm Ahmed Al-Asmar, a sports writer specializing in sports news. Over the years, I have dedicated myself to studying and following various sports, gaining valuable expertise in analyzing and presenting sporting events to readers in a clear and engaging manner.
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