Man United close to sign attacking star after agreeing £45.3m deal

By | June 2, 2017

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Manchester United getting closer to sign Ivan Perisic after agreeing a €52m (£45.3m) deal with Inter Milan.

The same sources suggest that a fee has been reached between both sides and the 28-year-old winger now needs to agree personal terms with Jose Mourinho’s side.

Nerazzurri are being forced to sell one of their star players before the end of June in order to meet Financial Fair Play regulations, otherwise their summer transfer budget will be restricted. And the Croatia international is set to be the one who will make way, despite an impressive season at San Siro.

Perisic has managed to score 11 goals and provided eight assists in 36 Serie A matches, although Inter finished in seventh place, 14 points behind the Champions League spot.

Man United, meanwhile, are still looking to bring fires summer signing at Old Trafford after being dealt a major blow in their chase for Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann.

The decision to uphold the transfer ban of Atletico Madrid has meant that the France international is staying in Spain, which forces the Red Devils to focus on other targets.