Former Manchester United man claims he was 'top of Johan Cruyff's Barcelona shopping list'

Johan Cruyff during his time as Barcelona boss
Johan Cruyff during his time as Barcelona boss (Image credit: Getty)

Former Manchester United winger Lee Sharpe has claimed that he was once ‘top of Barcelona’s shopping list’ - although he didn’t know it at the time. 

Sharpe burst onto the scene at Old Trafford at the end of the 1980s, as the Red Devils began to gather momentum under Sir Alex Ferguson and would win his first England cap in 1991.

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