Alex Telles is hoping to finish a switch to Manchester United this week, in line with reviews.
Following Saturday’s dreadful begin to the Premier League season, after dropping 3-1 to Crystal Palace, MEN Sport understands that United have stepped up plans to strengthen their defence this summer season.
Attacking signings had been prioritised and Jadon Sancho stays a high goal however the membership have now accepted that the necessity for a brand new left-back has change into extra urgent, whereas they’re additionally open to signing a brand new centre-back earlier than the October 5 deadline.
After deciding in opposition to making a transfer for Sergio Reguilon, who as a substitute joined Tottenham Hotspur, Porto’s Telles has been closely linked with a transfer to Previous Trafford.
The 27-year-old is famend for his attacking prowess from defence and has scored a formidable 26 targets, in addition to 56 assists, for the Portuguese membership, together with two targets and an help within the weekend’s victory over Braga.
In accordance with The Guardian, Telles is optimistic that he’ll change into a United participant by the tip of the week, with negotiations between the 2 golf equipment stated to be at a sophisticated stage.
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Nonetheless, it is reported, that United are attempting to drive the value for the Brazilian down from his €40million launch clause to a most of €25million, as he’s within the last 12 months of his contract. It is claimed his wage at United could be round £75,000 per week.
M.E.N Sport understands that United are monitoring Telles, together with Dynamo Kiev’s Vitaliy Mykolenko.
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Elsewhere, Spanish membership Valencia are in touch with United over a transfer for Sergio Romero, in line with The Mirror.
It’s urged Romero might be on his technique to Spain after being made surplus to necessities at Previous Trafford, with a payment of roughly £6m touted.
The Argentine has been David de Gea’s understudy for the final 5 years however has been overtaken within the pecking order by Dean Henderson this season.