Atalanta supervisor Gian Piero Gasperini omitted up-and-coming striker Rasmus Hojlund from the workforce in in the present day’s 3-1 demolition of Bournemouth. In response to Fabrizio Romano, the Dane’s absence in opposition to the Premier League minnows is the newest indication of his imminent transfer to Manchester United. 

Regardless of Paris Saint-Germain’s last-ditch try to hijack Man Utd’s bid to signal Hojlund, the 20-year-old’s future is at Outdated Trafford. United’s opening verbal supply for the previous Sturm Graz frontman did not impress Atalanta just a few days in the past. 

Man Utd’s proposal featured a considerable €50 million upfront plus one other €10m in varied add-ons. Nevertheless, Atalanta received’t budge on their valuation. They demand €70m to let their highly-rated prodigy go away the Gewiss Stadium after just one 12 months.

Hellbent on making Hojlund their frontline chief, the Pink Devils are working across the clock to fulfill Atalanta. Their concept of matching the Italians’ request contains the development on the bonus entrance. 

The Premier League titans wish to bridge the hole by together with quite a lot of performance-related bonuses. Although Atalanta would ideally take the entire determine now, they might need to accept being paid in a number of installments. 

Gasperini’s males have already laid the inspiration for a post-Hojlund period. Atalanta introduced the arrival of El-Bilal Toure from Almeria on Saturday. The 21-year-old ought to really feel the Denmark worldwide’s sneakers subsequent season after becoming a member of La Dea in a club-record €30m deal. 

As for Hojlund, he can begin packing his baggage. Man Utd are ready within the wings. 

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