Paris Saint-Germain have formally joined the race to signal Rasmus Hojland after lodging a bid for the Atalanta striker.
Hojlund has impressed throughout his debut season at Atalanta in addition to establishing himself as Denmark’s first-choice striker, netting six objectives in 4 appearances on this yr’s European championship qualifiers.
United’s provide for the Dane was value an preliminary €50m (£42.8m) plus an additional €10m (£8.5) in add-ons, although Fabrizio Romano has reported that the Italian facet need €70m for the striker.
Now, in accordance with French publication L’Equipe, PSG have submitted a proposal of their very own, although say that their provide is available in at €50m, decrease than the general bundle supplied by the Premier League facet.
The report provides that the Ligue 1 facet are ‘awaiting the response from the Italian membership’, although they ‘don’t wish to go any increased’ than their present bid for the participant.
Other than their bid being decrease than that of Manchester United, the participant himself is believed to choose a transfer to Previous Trafford having already admitted himself to be a ‘large’ United fan.
“Now that you simply ask, I cannot disguise the truth that I’m an enormous Manchester United fan,” he mentioned earlier this yr. “So personally, it will be one of many largest issues for me, however in fact that doesn’t imply that I’d flip down different huge golf equipment if the provides come sooner or later.”
Talking after their 2-0 pre-season defeat to Actual Madrid on Wednesday evening, Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag confirmed that the membership have been engaged on a deal to signal a striker.
“We’re working 24/7,” he informed MUTV. “We do and everybody, effectively not everybody, however rather a lot within the membership, and we give all the ability to get this achieved. We by no means speak about gamers beneath contract with one other membership, so we’ve got our targets within the background. We’re busy with it to get the proper participant to signal a contract for us.”
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