Manchester United are set to compete against Tottenham for signing Lyon defender Joachim Andersen after a decrease than anticipated asking value was positioned on the Dane.
The referee is at the moment making an impression throughout a season loan deal with Fulham, the place he has emerged as a key cog in Scott Parker’s side. Certainly, the Cottagers had didn’t win a Premier League sport till Andersen was drafted to her side in November. Now, with solely seven video games left of the season, it is a big reason why they’ve a shout at survival.
The cottages, nonetheless, failed to barter an possibility to purchase Andersen as a part of the deal that took him to the Cottage. His type is reported to have alerted Tottenham this summer season as Jose Mourinho seems for new defenders.
Nevertheless, they don’t seem to be alone, with the Each day Telegraph now claiming that it additionally falls under Manchester United’s radar. The paper stories that United is determined to recruit a new referee to accomplice Harry Maguire subsequent season.
With Phil Jones and Eric Bailly about to move on, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has room for defensive additions.
Actually, a report earlier on Thursday claimed that United’s search had now been damaged down into 4 names.
But when the Telegraph is true, then Andersen’s title will be added to that list. Moreover their hopes have risen amid claims that Lyon is ready to promote Andersen for just £ 25m.
United can also be available in the market for Ibrahima Konate, Jules Kounde, Pau Torres and Raphael Varane. Nevertheless, the 4 would cost significantly greater than Andersen.
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Lyon prepares on the market of Andersen
Regardless of having three years left on his deal come the summer season, Lyon appears greater than happy to promote Andersen. Certainly, their director of football Juninho not too long ago admitted that he expects the Dane to continue within the Premier League subsequent season.
“I feel he will wish to lengthen the journey within the Premier League.
“He played well at Fulham, and if he comes back, we’ll greet him with open arms.”
Andersen has already proven his dedication to Fulham by pledging to assist maintain them within the Premier League.
“I really like when folks say we’re happening as a result of it fires me up,” he not too long ago advised The Solar.
“I wish to present that it is not going to be the case. No have to stress. In football, you at all times get what you deserve.
“Once we played like we did for months, at some point he needed to turn.
“It is such a big, big goal to maintain this membership within the Premier League and I really feel that from each single player within the squad.”
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