Manchester United are deciding whether or not to pursue a transfer for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 90min understands.
The 27-year-old has been advised he can go away the membership the Serie A giants this summer time and his providers have been provided round Europe.
Monaco have been main the race to signal Rabiot and have held talks, however his sizeable wages are proving problematic – bringing United into competition to signal him.
Intermediaries spoke to United a couple of deal earlier within the month and talks have now superior after the Crimson Devils, who slipped to a 2-1 defeat to Brighton on the opening day of the Premier League season, expressed an curiosity in taking Rabiot to Outdated Trafford.
The Frenchman has only a yr left on his deal in Turin and isn’t a part of Massimiliano Allegri’s long-term plans, though a departure from the Allianz Stadium is not sure – Paul Pogba is already sidelined by way of harm, leaving Juventus slightly wanting midfield choices.
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Moreover, United are nonetheless engaged on signing prime goal Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona, however the deal continues to tug its heels over a dispute relating to deferred wages. 90min understands that Erik ten Hag, De Jong’s former boss at Ajax, is constant to push for the transfer to be concluded.
In addition to bolstering their midfield, a right-back and no less than one new ahead are on United’s needed record – highlighted by their shock transfer for former West Ham ahead Marko Arnautovic. The 33-year-old is presently on the books of Bologna and is valued at round €15m, which is greater than United are presently prepared to pay.
90min confirmed on Sunday that talks between United and Bologna had taken place, with Arnautovic inquisitive about securing a three-year contract.