Manchester United are now in pole position to sign Faouzi Ghoulam after Napoli lowered their price tag for the 27-year-old defender.
The Red Devil have been tracking the full-back since the last summer and were reportedly ready to make an offer for his signature in the upcoming transfer window.
The Algeria international defender has also been linked with a transfer to Chelsea and Liverpool. However, it is now believed that the Red Devils are favourites to get the deal done.
Italian outlet Il Mattino claim, Man Utd have followed Ghoulam’s progress this campaign and recent developments will encourage Jose Mourinho’s side to make their move.
Napoli had informed suitors no bid under £44million would be accepted for the 27-year-old defender. However, an injury-laden season for Ghoulam have seen te Italian giants to soften their demands..
Napoli have lowered their asking price to £31m and now Man Utd seriously considering to make a move for his signature this summer.
Jose Mourinho is planning massive squad overhaul, and the defensive area seems to be a priority for former Chelsea boss.
Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti is also believed to be a top target for Portugues manager alongside with Tottenham duo Danny Rose and Toby Alderweild.