Spanish Defender, Gerard Pique has opened up on a failed Transfer Move between FC Barcelona and Brazilian Youngster, Vinicius Junior.

Vinicius Junior joined Real Madrid In 2018 for a fee reported to be €46m from Brazilian Club, Flamengo. A new revelation from Gerard Pique has made it clear that the Youngster was Very close to Joining Barcelona.

According to Pique in a Chat session with Popular Content Creator, Ibai Llanos on Twitch, the Spaniard Revealed that Vinicius Junior opted to play for Real Madrid Despite the Blaugrana Offering Double of what Madrid Presented. Pique Also spoke on the Phone Call he had with the 20 Years old.

"Vinicius had a lot of talent. Did you know that he was very close to joining Barça? " Pique told Ibai on Twitch

"They offered Vinicius double what Madrid had offered. I spoke to him personally before he joined Madrid and during that phone call, he admitted that a deal was practically done with Barça."
"I can't remember the details exactly. It was about introducing him to the lads. The deal was already done. He joined Madrid right at the last minute, they offered him everything"

Since Signing for Real Madrid in 2018, Vinicius Junior has gone on to play 128 Matches for the Los Blancos, scoring 19 goals and Registering 27 assists.

So far this season, Vinicius Junior has been directly involved in 9 goals for Real in Just 10 Appearances. The Player has 5 goals and 4 Assists across all Competitions.