Manchester United can register-accomplish defender for £34 million: report
Manchester United are reportedly wanting to impress Atalanta defender Cristian Romero as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes strengthening his defence a priority throughout the upcoming summer season transfer window.
The Red Devils boss is raring to seek out a brand fresh companion for Harry Maguire in central defence and Romero is claimed to be excessive on the fast list that furthermore comprises Lille's Sven Botman and Sevilla's Joules Kounde, based utterly utterly on Sky Sports.
Romero is for the time being on mortgage with Atalanta from Juventus and has had a marvelous season with Gian Piero Gasperini's aspect, who're for the time being 2d in the league late newly crowned Serie A champions Inter Milan. The Bergamo –based utterly utterly membership are acknowledged to be ready to fulfil their responsibility to protect the centre-again this summer season.
Atalanta are ready to pay the £21.5 million that is most necessary to fulfil their responsibility and protect Romero on a permanent deal in the summer season. Sky Sports reports that the Serie A excessive flyers will then be ready to dump the Argentine defender for a price in the affirm of £34 million.
Solskjaer became on the origin centered on strengthening his forward line this summer season but became in a affirm to convince Edinson Cavani to impress a one-year extension and remain at Extinct Trafford for the 2021-22 advertising campaign. The forward's commitment has now allowed the Norwegian to take care of strengthening his midfield and defence as a change.
United grasp been linked with moves for Harry Kane and Erling Haaland of Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund respectively, but grasp now changed into their consideration to other positions. Jadon Sancho remains on the radar, but that is prone to be a protracted affair after the Red Devils tried and did no longer impress him final summer season.
Within the intervening time, United story Rio Ferdinand believes Solskjaer need to prioritise signing a defensive companion for Maguire over the entire lot else. The aged Extinct Trafford stalwart is definite that a centre-again incessantly is the most necessary share of the puzzle if the Red Devils desire to peril Manchester City for the title next season.
"I mediate Manchester United's high affirm for them to toughen, to in actuality toughen and change into a workers who can compete is centre-again," Ferdinand acknowledged, as quoted by the Day-to-day Mail.
"To score a companion for Harry Maguire who you hump, the truth is per week he produces, he is there. On the 2d there would possibly perhaps be too many gamers centre-forwards especially who per chance are making an strive when they score in the tunnel and are pondering, 'I've obtained a gamble here. I mediate I'm in a position to smell a gamble,'" he added.