Manchester United’s first signing of the summer time has already been agreed: report
Manchester United have reportedly already agreed their first signing of the switch window.
The Crimson Devils did not make a switch till early July final summer time, discovering themselves behind quite a lot of rivals who accomplished offers in Might and June. Ultimately, Tyrell Malacia was introduced in, as Manchester United desperately sought to tie up a transfer for Frenkie de Jong.
This summer time is shaping as much as be totally different, nonetheless, with the membership trying to make their selections forward of the season’s conclusion – and now, one star seems set to affix within the coming weeks.
In response to Tuttomercatoweb (opens in new tab) in Italy, a deal for Napoli defender Kim Min-jae is near being “agreed” upon, with United able to signal the South Korean “instantly” to bolster their backline.
The membership will even pay a premium of €3 million as a way to get the transfer over the road shortly, based on the report.
Kim is not the one star of Napoli’s Scudetto-winning facet that the Crimson Devils are taken with. Victor Osimhen has additionally courted consideration from Ten Hag – who has beforehand been reported to be “obsessed” with the Nigerian (opens in new tab) – although Soccer Insider (opens in new tab) has not too long ago claimed that the pursuit for the striker is over already.
Kim, nonetheless, is a way more attainable member of the facet and will be part of for €50m – lower than half of what Osimhen would price.
On high of signing Kim, United are mentioned to be “in pole place” for Monaco star Axel Disasi, based on the Manchester Night Information (opens in new tab). The membership would pay round £40m for his providers, based on stories.
Kim is valued at €50m by Transfermarkt (opens in new tab).
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