Real Madrid could sell Casemiro to Manchester United for over £60million.
Negotiations are ongoing between the two clubs and United have received enough encouragement to give them faith that a deal is possible.
The 30-year-old is highly regarded by Real boss Carlo Ancelotti. However, Casemiro is reportedly not seen as essential given the Champions League holders have plenty of options in the center of the pitch.
Luka Modric has signed a contract extension until 2023, and Toni Kroos will also provide pedigree experience to mesh with young talents such as Eduardo Camavinga, Aurelien Chuameni and Federico Valverde.
Real cannot guarantee the number of potential new signings for Manchester United. It would be considered prudent for him to take his wages off his books while paying a large remittance fee.
United have been desperately in need of a defensive midfielder for years, providing an attribute that Brazilian manager Eric ten Hug does not have in his team.
It is unclear if Casemiro will leave the Bernabéu and play in the Europa League at Old Trafford.
He needs game time before the World Cup and is tempted by United’s proposal, so he’s weighing his options.
Real stressed that the final decision rests with Casemiro.
The former São Paulo native has played more than 300 times for Madrid, winning the Champions League five times.
Manchester United reject Anthony’s £67.6m bid
sky sports news Manchester United were said to be willing to pay Ajax forward Anthony £67.6m.
Intermediaries involved in the negotiations were informed that Ajax did not accept the offer and wanted to keep the winger.
United are now deciding whether to make an improved bid, but PSV Eindhoven’s Cody Gakpo is seen as a more viable option.
Forward recruitment is likely to be dealt with in the final week while the club focuses on midfielders.
United remain interested in Caicedo
With two weeks left before the transfer window closes, Manchester United are weighing other midfield options and wage demands make a move for Juventus’ Adrian Rabiot increasingly unlikely. Growing interest in Brighton’s Moises Caicedo.
United are deciding internally whether to formalize their interest given Brighton’s strong ‘no sale’ stance.
The 20-year-old Ecuadorian impressed in Brighton’s 2-1 win at Old Trafford on the opening day, as Graham Potter’s side beat new United manager Eric Ten Hag in his first game as manager. .
Caicedo made his Premier League debut for Brighton with Arsenal in April. He became a regular in Potter’s first team, having made the last 10 league starts, making 12 appearances in all competitions for the club.
United have long been fans of Caicedo and were considering signing him when he joined Brighton from Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle in February 2021.
However, Brighton’s transfer policy is to only sell at the right price at the right time.
United will have internal discussions on whether to formalize their interest with a formal tender.
Caicedo, who is under contract with Brighton until the summer of 2025, scored his first Premier League goal in May’s 4-0 win over United at the Amex Stadium.
Last October, he scored in Ecuador’s 4-2 win over Uruguay, becoming the first player born in the 21st century to score in a CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier.
Brighton have already sold two key players to Premier League sides this summer after Marc Cucurella moved to Chelsea in a £60m deal and midfielder Yves Bisouma to Tottenham for £35m. .
United interested in a forward deal this summer
Manchester United, like PSV Eindhoven, remain in the market for forward players. Cody Gakpo curious player.
They have paid tribute to PSV’s involvement in Champions League qualifying and are likely to sign the 23-year-old in the final week.
in Stuttgart Sasa Karadžić He is also a player to watch. The Austrian player is entering the final year of his contract and Old wants him to move to Trafford, so that could be a reasonable price.
Man United offered the chance to sign for Atletico Madrid Alvaro Morata Former Chelsea striker has become interested in Ten Hag’s side.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Another forward brought to United during negotiations with Barcelona, but as it stands, Chelsea are pushing to sign him and their interest has gone no further.
Cristiano Ronaldo may fulfill his Manchester United exit wish Chelsea, Atletico senior figures not convincing
Cristiano Ronaldo Ten Hag could be cleared to leave United this month if he decides it would be better for the club to leave.
United’s position remains unchanged and Ronaldo is not for sale. He still has a year left on his contract and United have the option to extend it for another 12 months.
sky sports news On Monday, it reported that Atletico Madrid and Chelsea were two of Ronaldo’s potential destinations if United changed their stance and let him go.
But there are executives at both clubs who are not convinced that Ronaldo should be signed.
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