Manchester United are reportedly ‘satisfied’ that they may have the ability to attain an settlement with Porto over the switch of Alex Telles.
With simply over every week of the switch window to go, United are nonetheless making an attempt so as to add to their single signing of Donny van de Beek earlier than the October 5 deadline.
Whereas Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho stays the highest goal, MEN Sport understands United stepped up plans to strengthen their defence following the opening day loss to Crystal Palace, a view that may have seemingly not been modified after their lucky win over Brighton on Saturday.
The membership had been monitoring quite a few left-backs resulting from uncertainty within the place and it is understood that signing one has turn out to be a extra urgent concern.
Telles has emerged as a potential candidate and the Brazilian would supply a brand new dimension in assault, with 26 targets and 56 assists to his title in 193 video games in Portugal.
There hasn’t seemed to be a lot progress in negotiations within the final week as United reportedly do not wish to pay a hefty worth for a participant who’s within the last 12 months of his contract however, in response to Fabrizio Romano, the membership are ‘satisfied’ that they will discover an settlement with Porto.
It is claimed that it is a ‘gradual deal’ and that United are nonetheless engaged on it, although it is also talked about that different left-backs are into account.
A type of, MEN Sport understands, is Vitaliy Mykolenko of Dynamo Kiev.
In the meantime, United have reportedly turned down the possibility to signal Eintracht Frankfurt ahead Filip Kostic.
The versatile Serbian impressed final season, contributing 12 targets and 18 assists, which has led to hypothesis that he could possibly be in for a giant transfer away from the Bundesliga.
Based on StrettyNews, United got the chance to signal Kostic for £27million, however the supply was met with a ‘straight no’ from the membership.