Manchester United are in the market for a top quality playmaker and numerous names have been linked.
Dutch international Memphis Depay has been heavily linked and now reports suggest that Brazilian star Roberto Firmino is close to Manchester United.
It remains to be seen whether Manchester United will sign more than just one playmakers as a lot will depend on departures.
The likes of Falcao, Di Maria have under-performed while Mata has not been preferred lately by Van Gaal.
The above mentioned players are without doubt quality stars for Man United and if they are sold, surely United will have to sign more than just a single attacking player to fill the void.
Signing both Depay and Firmino will be a brilliant move for the Red Devils as both are quality young stars for the future.
Firmino has a release clause €20 million in his contract which is clearly a bargain for a player who has been a regular scorer and provider of goals since the past two seasons.
Player’s agent claimed:
“We had agreed that Roberto only can go in the summer when Hoffenheim will agree with a club about a transfer. Regardless of whether the TSG European or playing Champions League.”
As per Daily Star’s link, Liverpool and Arsenal were interested in signing him as well but United are prepared to activate his release clause and secure his services.
Metro suggests the same that United are favorites to sign Roberto Firmino. We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds.
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