Celta Vigo's Rafinha Alcantara (R) fights for the ball with Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez during their Spanish first division soccer match at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo October 29, 2013.
Celta Vigo's Rafinha Alcantara (R) fights for the ball with Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez during their Spanish first division soccer match at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo October 29, 2013.Reuters

Manchester United target Rafinha has said he has not talked about his future at Barcelona with either his father or agent, strengthening speculation about a move to the Premier League.

Rafinha is currently on loan at Celta Vigo and Fifa executives have told Barcelona they can bring him back to the Camp Nou at the end of the season – even though the Catalan club have been banned from signing players in the next two transfer windows.

The Catalan club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu recently claimed in an interview that they had been in touch with Rafinha to tell him that he will be part of the first team next season – but the player has denied any such conversation.

"I read that in an interview, but we still haven't talked about anything. I am currently fully focused on Celta. There is still nothing on the table to talk to my father about regarding my future. There is nothing official," said the player during an appearance before the media.

The 21-year-old, who extended his contract with Barca last year until 2016, said that "the only thing that matters at the moment is avoiding relegation with Celta."

Rafinha also mentioned the sanction imposed on Barcelona by FIFA, saying: "I don't really understand why this problem has come up now because they have always done things right at La Masía. In any case, it is not really for me to say, because I'm not there, so I don't know what happened."

Last February, Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo reported that United boss David Moyes had earmarked the youngster as one of his main summer targets.

Having failed to sign his brother Thiago last summer, who decided instead to move to Bayern Munich, Mundo Deportivo suggest that the United boss will look to meet Rafinha's £25m buy-out clause this summer.