Bologna supervisor Sinisa Mihajlovic had admitted he’s assured that the membership will be capable to maintain on to striker Marko Arnautovic, regardless of curiosity from Manchester United.
With doubts over the way forward for Cristiano Ronaldo, United have launched a bid for 33-year-old Arnautovic and wish to get a deal performed for beneath €10m, though 90min understands Bologna are holding out for €15m.
Membership director Marco di Vaio lately did his greatest to shut down the hypothesis, insisting Arnautovic is ‘priceless’ to the Serie A facet, and now supervisor Mihajlovic has confirmed his need to maintain the Austrian as nicely.
“Marko and I speak usually, we’ve got a relationship characterised by mutual respect,” Mihajlovic informed Mediaset. “Whether or not he stays or goes is less than me, however slightly the membership. I hope he stays as a result of it’s not straightforward to interchange him.
“If he leaves, I’d be joyful for him, however I do not suppose he’ll go away. I feel he’ll keep and proceed to behave with nice respect.”
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Regardless of Mihajlovic’s optimism, Arnautovic’s agent has acknowledged a suggestion from ‘a widely known membership’ and has confirmed he’s talking with Bologna to attempt to organize an exit for the previous West Ham and Stoke striker.
United boss Erik ten Hag and assistant Steve McClaren have each labored with Arnautovic up to now and each are understood to be fascinated about signing somebody with the Austrian’s aggressive play fashion.
Membership officers are additionally maintaining a tally of Leicester Metropolis’s Jamie Vardy amid the Foxes’ want to dump gamers this summer season.