Last summer, Manchester United splashed the cash to hire the services of Ivorian center back Eric Bailly from Spanish side Villareal.
The African star has performed well in the back line under the management of Jose Moruinho but the Red Devils’ boss is looking to further reinforce his defense this summer.
If reports in the media are anything to go by then United have moved in and inquired about signing Brazilian international Marquinhos (MEN).
The Old Trafford club have been interested in signing the Paris Saint-Germain star for a long time now and they are ready to offer around $200,000-a-week to finally secure his signature in the upcoming transfer window (Goal).
The 22-year-old Samba star has been a key member of the PSG side since joining them from Roma and has the quality to largely improve Man United’s back line.
This season, the South American central defender has featured in 38 games for the Ligue 1 giants and scored one goal.
His current contract with the reigning French champions will expire in 2019 and he is valued at 42 million euros ($45million) (CIES). As per the provided Goal link, United are ready to pay 70 million euros for him but PSG do not want to sell him, even for 100 million euros.
We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds in the summer.
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