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According to respected Italian publication Corrierre dello Sport Barcelona had a bid of around €10m rejected by AS Roma for their teen star Nura Abdullahi.

Yesterday Owngoalnigeria.com reported Barcelona willingness to re-ignite their interest in the talented teen and according to the sport news outlet in Italy, they had a bid rejected.

They reported Roma rejected the bid as they are hoping of taking up the option of signing the 18 year old permanently at the end of the season from Serie B side Spezia where he is currently on loan.

Rated as one of the fastest teen in global football the Future of Africa Academy discovery impressed the Barcelona hierarchy with his bubbling and lively display against their B team in the group stage of the UEFA youth league.

Although he is yet to make his debut for the senior team he has shone like a million stars with the B team since returning from a minor heart defect.

However they are indications he might make his first team debut anytime soon owing to the injury sustained by Antonio Rudiger which will keep the German out for a while.