Norwich City defender Max Aarons is well aware of big club interest in his acquisition.
Late last summer Barca showed interest for him and he has continued to attract lots of interest.
Also, giants Bayern Munich are a long-term admirer, while Manchester United have watched him.
Aarons, 21, said: “Stuart (Webber, sporting director) said there was an offer and we all sat down and spoke about it.
“We decided it wasn’t the best fit at that time. I didn’t want to let it become a distraction and neither did anyone from the club.
“As soon as it was there we spoke about it and then it was done and it was straight on to getting more wins.
“As a player you expect to be in the loop. It is about you, so it’s important for everyone to be on the same page.”
Aarons has also emerged as a target for Jamaica.
But he said: “I’m fully focussed on England Under-21s at the moment. We’ve got big European Championship coming up.
“I had a few family members from Jamaica messaging me, and I just had to say, ‘Listen, I haven’t heard anything’.
“It’s Dad’s side of the family. My cousin Rolando, who is at Huddersfield, is in the process of maybe making a decision.”
Aarons also cleared up how his surname should be pronounced.
He said: “Air-uns, that’s how everyone says it in my family.”