Transfer Rumors: Manchester United to bid $79M for Marco Verratti?

Transfer Rumors: Manchester United to bid $79M for Marco Verratti?

Transfer Rumors: Manchester United to bid $79M for Marco Verratti?

The mere fact that he "enjoys football" has left Ed Woodward terrified that Zlatan is going to sign for someone better.

Verratti is one of the best midfielders in the world and would make a massive difference to the United team.

Bastian Schweinsteiger's injury problems, coupled with Michael Carrick's decline, meant that the Red Devils had few creators from the midfield.

It's a big move for United and it's one that the club could use to try and usher in a new era.

José Mourinho must be thanking his lucky stars that Ángel Di María is busy over the other side of the pond, helping Argentina do this, rather than keep Marco Verratti company in Paris this summer.

And so, we'd be surprised if there was much to this rumour.

Our newspapers include the flagship Manchester Evening News - Britain's largest circulating regional daily with up to 130,485 copies - as well as 20 local weekly titles across Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire.

Yet, the AS Roma star appears set for a switch to Serie A champions Juventus, instead, according to Italian sources Tuttosport and La Gazzetta dello Sport (h/t the Guardian).

Former Nantes midfielder Jordan Veretout, 23, wants to leave relegated Aston Villa this summer - with several clubs from the top leagues in Europe keen to sign him. We reckon Paris St Germain might just rip their hand off for that money. Redmond is being seen as a potential replacement for Sadio Mane who has been linked with Liverpool and Manchester United. Liverpool midfielder Joao Teixeira is on the verge of joining FC Porto.

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