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Reports: Mourinho To Pay £62m For WC Finalist

Reports: Manchester United Boss Jose Mourinho To Pay £62m For 2018 FIFA World Cup Finalist

By Keegan Kruger - Jul 18, 2018 02:30 PM @KeeganKruger

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is said to be looking to add a few more attacking options to his squad, and is reportedly considering forking out £62 million (R1.07 billion) for a 2018 FIFA World Cup finalist.

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The Portuguese tactician is said to be a big admirer of Croatia international Ivan Perisic, who scored a goal and assisted another strike in the final of the world showpiece in Russia on Sunday.

According to the Daily Metro, Serie A giants Inter Milan will not allow their prized asset to leave the San Siro for anything less than £62 million (R1.07 billion), a fee that has increased since United's previous bid for the player in a prior window.

The Red Devils made a £35 million (R609 million) bid for the winger last June, but the Milan side refused to budge on their £48 million (R835 million) valuation at the time.

Mourinho was apparently very impressed with Perisic's World Cup campaign, and is willing to sign the frontman at any cost.

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The 29-year-old made 39 appearances for Inter last season, scoring 11 goals and assisting a further 11 strikes.

Do you think Perisic would be a good signing for United? Have your say in the comments section below.


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MSANDROTIC Joined: 18 Jun 2013
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MSANDROTIC Jul 20, 2018 01:13 AM
Absolutely a good player indeed
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paulkgasane@gmail.com Jul 18, 2018 04:05 PM
The guy has been good ever since the days of Borussia!!! his quality shame
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Jul 18, 2018 03:00 PM
Perisic will be a good signing, this guy has been outstanding in the past two season, United should sign him

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