Manchester United determine Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde as a transfer target, according to a report.
Manchester United have actually supposedly recognized Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde as a transfer target.
The 22-year-old has worked his way into the Madrid first team over the last 3 seasons and is now a key player for the capital giants, already including on 5 celebrations in La Liga this term.
Valverde still has 5 years delegated run on his contract at the Bernabeu, while there is thought to be a ₤ 640m release stipulation in his deal with Zinedine Zidane‘s side.
Nevertheless, according to The Sun, United are keeping a close eye on the Uruguay international as the speculation surrounding Paul Pogba‘s future continues to collect speed.
Pogba recently stated that he ‘dreams’ of joining Madrid, and the report declares that the Red Devils would be open to a swap deal including Valverde, who has made 74 getaways for Los Blancos in all competitions.
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stated last week that Pogba would be staying at Old Trafford for the next 2 years, however there remains unpredictability surrounding the Frenchman, who was a second-half substitute in Saturday’a 4-1 win over Newcastle United at St James’ Park.