Manchester United have scheduled medicals for Edinson Cavani and Alex Telles on Sunday night.
Cavani, 33, and Telles, 27, are each due at United’s Carrington coaching complicated earlier than the worldwide switch deadline day on Monday. The MEN understands one medical is predicted to happen at 5pm and the opposite at 9pm.
United have agreed phrases with Cavani, a free agent since he was launched by Paris Saint-Germain, and reached a breakthrough in negotiations for Porto left-back Telles earlier than he goes on worldwide obligation with Brazil.
Odion Ighalo’s dismal type because the Premier League restarted in June has satisfied Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to maneuver for another quantity 9 in Cavani, who scored 197 objectives in his seven years with PSG and have become the membership’s all-time main scorer. United prolonged Ighalo’s mortgage till January 30 in Might.
A transfer for Cavani appealed to the United government vice-chairman Ed Woodward in 2014 till Louis van Gaal was appointed as supervisor and handed on the Uruguayan.
Cavani has not performed a aggressive match since PSG’s Champions League win over Borussia Dortmund on March 11 however his imminent arrival will give Solskjaer a further attacking possibility following Ighalo’s hunch in type and the struggles of Daniel James. Ighalo and James have been omitted from the matchday squad in opposition to Tottenham.
The departure of Diogo Dalot on a season-long mortgage transfer to AC Milan gave United leverage to press forward with a transfer for Brazil worldwide Telles.
United have been looking out for a left-back final 12 months however cooled their curiosity after the emergence of Brandon Williams. Damage to Luke Shaw on the finish of final season and Williams’ struggles persuaded United to maneuver for a specialist left-back within the left-footed Telles.
United moved for Telles after Sergio Reguilon joined Sevilla and Ajax rebuffed a tentative mortgage enquiry for Nicolas Tagliafico.