Man Utd Round-Up: Serie A Forward on Radar, Swap Deal, Battle For Watford Winger

By | September 19, 2020

Man Utd weighing up move for Serie A explosive forward

Premier League giant,s Manchester United are reportedly planning to make a move for Atalanta BC attacker Amad Traore.

The 18-year-old made his Serie A debut earlier last October and ended the 2019-20 season with one goal in three appearances in the Italian top-tier.

Traore has recently been rumoured with a loan move to Parma, however, according to the Manchester Evening News, the 20-times English champions have contacted Atalanta to discuss the possibility of a deal.

The report suggests that the teenager is not seen as an alternative to Jadon Sancho, however, the Red Devils could look to secure his services during the summer’s transfer window.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will allegedly not be allowed to secure the services of Traore on the cheap, though, with Atalanta having high hopes for the right-sided forward.

The talented forward scored on his first Serie A appearances against Udinese last campaign.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are eyeing move for Valencia midfielder Uros Racic, according to the reports.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already added  Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek  for £40 million from Ajax this summer.

However, the Red Devils have also been rumoured with a move for Thiago Alcantara, with German champions demanding £27.6m for former Barcelona midifelder.

The Red Devils, however, have been put off by the playmakers wage demands, which are in excess of £200,000 per week.

According to The Sun, the Red Devils have now turned their attention to  La Liga outfits Valencia’s central midfielder Racic.

Inter Milan ready to involve Ivan Perisic in a swap deal for £75,000 a-week Man Utd defender

Serie A giants, Inter Milan are reportedly preparing to offer Man United the chance to secure services of Ivan Perisic as part of a deal that will see Chris Smalling making switch to the opposite side.

Croatia international forward enjoyed a stunning 2019-20 season on loan with Bayern Munich winning the treble, however he has since returned to San Siro.

The 2018 World Cup finalist is not believed to be in Antonio Conte future plans moving forward, and according to FCInterNews, Serie A giants are willing to offer the experienced forward to the Red Devils in a swap deal for Chris Smalling.

The Englishman excelled during his time at AS Roma last campaign, and the Serie A outfit have said on a number of occasions that they want to making his move permanent this summer.

Roma are struggling to come to an agreement with the 20-times English champions over a fee, though, and Inter could allegedly now make a move in to land the 30-year-old before the transfer window shuts.

Chris Smalling is currently training away from the first-team squad at Old Trafford as the rumoured surrounding his future continues to gather pace with Maguire and Lindelof both ahead of him in the pecking order.

Man United weighing up move for 22-year-old valued at £30m

Watford forward Ismaila Sarr has reportedly emerged as a surprise transfer target for Manchester United.

The 20-times English champions continue to be rumoured with Jadon Sancho, however, it remains to be seen whether the team are able to agree on a deal with Borussia Dortmund before the transfer window shuts on October 5.

According to The Independent, Man Utd are currently weighing up alternatives to the England international and have identified the 22-year-old Watford forward as an option.

The report suggests that the Senegal international, who is also believed to be a transfer target for Liverpool, could be available for £30m following the Hornets relegation to the Championship.

The 22-year-old forward has joined the Hornets from Ligue 1 outfits Rennes last summer and impressed during his first campaign in the English top-tier, founding back of the net five times and providing six assists in 28 games.

Sarr still has four years left to run on his current deal at Vicarage Road.

Ole Gunnar Solskajer sees Watford star as a perfect alternative to Jadon Sancho who has been their main transfer target, however, Dortmund refusing to reduce their £108m asking price and the deal could collapse.