Thiago Alcantara has an settlement in place with both Manchester United or Liverpool, or each, claims former Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness.
The ex-president of the German giants, who left his position final November, revealed Thiago was supplied a brand new bumper four-year deal however that the participant is keen for a brand new problem.
Liverpool have gave the impression to be on the entrance of the queue for the Spanish worldwide all through the summer time, however United have additionally been touted for a transfer, as Hoeness name-checked each Premier League rivals.
“We supplied him [Thiago] an amazing four-year contract however within the final minute he modified his thoughts and instructed us he needs a brand new problem,” Hoeness instructed Sport 1.
“He most likely has an settlement with Liverpool or Manchester United, or with each.
“Each golf equipment didn’t come to us with a proposal. They’re bluffing and certain ready till the final week of the window to make an inexpensive supply. Bayern should resolve whether or not they wish to play this sport or stand their floor and hold Thiago.”
United have already bolstered their midfield this summer time with the addition of Donny van de Beek from Ajax and are understood to be prioritising one other participant from the Bundesliga, in Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho.
However Thiago, 29, is among the many world’s greatest central midfielders and would certainly complement the likes of Van de Beek, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes ought to he signal for United. Liverpool haven’t made any main signings this summer time, having missed out on Timo Werner, who went to Chelsea as a substitute.