Manchester United have reportedly joined Leeds and Manchester City of their search for Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico this summer time.
The Argentine star has established himself as one of many best left-backs in European football since swapping Independiente for Dutch giants in January 2018. In actual fact, the 28-year-old player has chalked up 13 goals and added 19 assists in 138 video games since his swap to the Eredivisie.
It was solely in December that the defender sanctioned a new deal with Ajax. However although that took its expiration date to 2023, he’ll in all probability be free to discover a new membership this summer time.
In actual fact, the Day by day Mail reported on the weekend that Ajax won’t stand in Tagliafico’s method if he desires to hunt a new challenge.
The newspaper added new data that it’ll even be accessible for a £ 13million ‘knockdown’.
That contradicts the report on TransferMarketWeb, which claimed that Ajax will demand € 26m for the player.
The interest reported by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is probably shocking, given Luke Shaw’s performances this season.
The England star succeeded in his recreation following the arrival of Alex Telles last summer time and has saved the Brazilian on the sideline.
Brandon Williams additionally stays an choice for the Red Devils, making Tagliafico’s contact a weird one.
At this time, it appears Leeds will likely be most in want of a new left-back.
Marcelo Bielsa’s males are set to lose Ezgjan Alioski on the end of the season. Leeds additionally desire to play non permanent full-back Stuart Dallas in midfield, so the move makes sense.
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Utd man to go all-out attack
In the meantime, Manchester United have made a big change to their switch plans this summer time, based on a report.
The information that Eric Bailly has sanctioned a new three-year deal, with the choice of one other 12 months means United’s priorities have modified. In keeping with the Day by day Telegraph, the head of United Ole Gunnar Solskajer will now “run clear within the signing of Erling Haaland and the best forwards in Europe”.
Bailly’s new contract got here out of the blue on Monday. The Ivory Coast defender’s camp had been making noises in regards to the unhappiness of the 27-year-old at Old Trafford. The former Villarreal man was said to be upset due to his lack of video games motion.
Bailly will now search to replace Victor Lindelof as Harry Maguire’s defensive associate.
In keeping with the report, Solskjaer’s midfielder hunt is now not a precedence. The Norwegian will hold his hat on Bailly and as an alternative look to go all out to attack indicators this summer time.
Haaland is on the top of Solskjaer’s needed list. However many different golf equipment need a Norwegian striker as well. Jack Grealish and Jadon Sancho are additionally choices United have on their needed list. And shifting for a type of targets has been “made simpler” after Bailly’s signing.
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