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Reports: Mourinho Eyeing £100m PSG Star

Reports: Jose Mourinho Eyeing £100m Paris Saint-Germain Star

By Keegan Kruger - Jun 05, 2018 08:29 AM @KeeganKruger

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly keeping a close eye on a Paris Saint-Germain star who could cost the English giants £100 million (R1.68 billion).

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According to the Daily Mirror, the Portuguese tactician has identified Italy international Marco Verratti as a possible target, and may put a bid in for him in the coming weeks.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss is looking to rebuild his midfield for the upcoming campaign – especially with Michael Carrick having retired at the end of the 2017/18 campaign, and Marouane Fellaini having yet to agree a new deal with the club – and seemingly sees the 25-year-old as a perfect fit for his system.

Reports suggest that United have tried to sign the Italian before, but were unsuccessful at the time as PSG did not want to sell the superstar.

Verratti is not the only midfielder the Red Devils are looking to add to their squad in this transfer window, with it being said that they are also linked with Shakhtar Donetsk star Fred.

The pair could form a new partnership alongside either Nemanja Matic or France international Paul Pogba, who is expected to star at Old Trafford, despite some reports suggesting he, too, could be on his way out the club.

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The Italian has made 239 appearances for PSG since joining the club in 2014, scoring eight goals and assisting a further 43 strikes.

Do you think Verratti should consider a move to the Premier League? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Sellopat Joined: 17 Oct 2014
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Sellopat Jun 05, 2018 03:07 PM
Everyone is strengthening their teams and Mourinho should do likewise. Pep did the same last season and dominated the league.He should never have the same free way to run with the title.
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'el che wali#khosi Joined: 03 Jun 2018
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'el che wali#khosi Jun 05, 2018 11:24 AM
Mourinho Is Failing Man. U, The Red Devils Should Fire Him And Hire The Highly Rated Z.Z
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nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Jun 05, 2018 09:35 AM
lol can he ever produce or spot his own talent kodwa? hw's always wasting money on super stars

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