BARCELONA midfielder Cesc Fabergas has revealed that he had no intention to join David Moyes' Manchester United in the summer window.

United made no secret of their desire to bring the Spain international to Old Trafford, having made three bids for his services which were all turned down.

Reds boss David Moyes eventually gave up on tempting the midfielder and instead bought Marouane Fellaini from his former side Everton.

The Scot was left red-faced after failing to bring in his first big-name signing to United, after the well-documented chase ended in nothing.

Fabregas said: "I never planned to go back this summer.