Manchester United Agree Fee to Sign Juventus Midfielder

Manchester United Agree Fee to Sign Juventus Midfielder

  • Manchester United could be steps away from signing out-of-favour Juventus midfielder, Adrien Rabiot
  • Reports suggest that United and Juventus have reached a deal that could see Rabiot move to Old Trafford
  • The Frenchman has been touted as a possible alternative for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong
  • Rabiot has been a long-term transfer target for the Red Devils and came close to joining them in 2019 before the move fell through

Manchester United have reportedly reached a deal with Juventus over the transfer of Adrien Rabiot.

United are still active in the ongoing summer transfer window as new boss Erik ten Hag pushes to reinforce his squad just days into the new season.

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Adrien Rabiot of Juventus celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during a Serie A match between Juventus and SS Lazio at Allianz Stadium. Photo by Valerio Pennicino.
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According to Metro UK, the Frenchman has emerged as a shock target for the Red Devils, with the Premier League giants desperate to find an alternative following their failure to get a deal for Barcelona ace Frenkie de Jong over the line.

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It is understood that Rabiot is out of favour at Juve, with the Italian side ready to cash in on him this summer.

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While Man United are thought to have not given up hope of signing De Jong, they are said to be cautious not to end the window without bolstering their midfield.

Man United in agreement with Juve over Adrien Rabiot transfer

Reports now suggest that a deal is in place between Man United and Juventus over the transfer of Rabiot.

However, Manchester Evening News reports that personal terms are yet to be reached, with Rabiot's mother, who is also his agent, proving to be a stumbling block.

It is believed that the former Paris Saint-Germain star could seek a salary increase for the Old Trafford move to happen as he is aware that this is potentially his final big transfer.

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The 27-year-old has been a long-term transfer target for the Red Devils, who were hoping to sign him back in 2019.

However, failure to qualify for the Champions League scuppered those chances.

Source: Sports Brief News