Liga - Barca target Benatia claims Roma are 'treating him like a child'

Barcelona target Mehdi Benatia has criticised the contract offer made by his current club, Roma.

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Gazzetta dello Sport quotes the centre-back as dismissing the terms of the deal, comparing the offer made to how adults treat children.

“[Sporting director Walter] Sabatini told me he liked my attitude and said we’d speak at the end of the season,” Benatia revealed.

“But the proposal is unacceptable. I’ve heard out there that I asked for €4m (£3.3m). We haven’t even reached €3m (£2.4m) yet.

“The club told me: Here, here’s a few more pennies, like a child. That’s all.”

AS notes that France Football named Barca as meeting with Benatia’s agent as recently as Monday.

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