man utd transfer news: £44 million World Cup winner Boateng. Fresh reports have now claimed Manchester United have opened talks to sign Liverpool transfer target Jerome Boateng from Bayern Munich.
Reports emerged at the beginning of the transfer window which claimed Bayern are ready to cash in on the German International and would accept a fee of around £50 million.
Manchester United transfer news: £44 million World Cup winner Boateng
Boateng has been at the Germans for six years and has helped the club to countless League, cup and Champions League titles, but his performances over the last 12 months have not been at the standard required and it is believed Bayern want to add a fresher, more agile player to the back-line.
And that led to some speculation Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp could make a surprise swoop, as he looked to add an experienced leader to play alongside the very impressive Virgil Van Dijk.
But Sports Bild claims United have turned their attention to Boateng and have begun negotiations to complete the signing before deadline day on Thursday.
Bayern now wants £44million for Boateng and are in a good position with United in a race against time to get the deal over the line.
Red Devils supervisor Jose Mourinho is frantic to add two or three safeguards to his squad in the coming days and is additionally near an arrangement for Colombian International Yerry Mina, who has allegedly concurred individual terms, however, has not marked on the grounds that the two clubs can’t concede to an expense for the 23-year old.