Man Utd ready to break the bank for world-class no.8

November 7, 2018

Manchester United are reportedly ready to pay £134m on Atletico Madrid attacking midfielder Saul Niguez.

Spain international midfielder has made over 200 appearances for La Liga giants in all competitions, and further enhanced his growing reputation with goals against Croatia and England for Spain during the recent international break.

The 23-year-old midfielder is a key player under Atletico head-coach Diego Simeone, and the midfielder has a deal at the Wanda Metropolitano until the summer of 2026, and according to that his release clause has been £134m.

However, according to OK Diario, The Red Devils are prepared to pay the buy-out figure in order to start talks with the representatives of the 23-year-old midfielder, however, the same report claims that Man City and Paris Saint-Germain are also in the hunt for his signature.

The Reds have also been rumoured with a move for Saul’s club teammate Lucas Hernandez, who has a £72m release clause in his deal with the Spanish giants.

The Red Devils will look to make it back-to-back Premier League wins when they travel to Watford on Saturday night.