MANCHESTER UNITED are readying a Â£31million bid for Atalanta ace Bryan Cristante as a replacement for Marouane Fellaini.
The Belgian midfielder appears to be like positive to depart Old Trafford after rejecting the newest contract be offering.
And, regardless of Jose Mourinho who prefer Fellaini to keep, he’s transferring temporarily to be sure a replacement is introduced in right away.
Cristante is on mortgage from Benfica, however Atalanta have the opportunity to signal him completely for Â£10m on the finish of the season, and may cause that earlier than right away promoting him on to United for triple the associated fee.
He is certainly one of a variety of younger Italian stars, who’re impressing in Serie A.
However, he has left his best possible performances for Europe, scoring 3 of his facetâs 8 of their two conferences with Everton.
Juventus, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid all desirous about Cristante, 22, however is not going to pay Atalantaâs Â£31m asking value.
And that places United in pole place.
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Cristante can be willing to transfer to the Premier League and for the danger to play along certainly one of his idols in Paul Pogba.
Atalanta have helped produce a variety of younger stars in fresh seasons with Roberto Gagliardini becoming a member of Inter, Mattia Caldara signing for Juventus and AC Milan swooping for Andrea Conti.
Cristante in fact began his profession with the Rossoneri, changing Kaka for his debut in 2014.
After only one season at Milan, he signed for Portuguese giants Benfica, however has been despatched on mortgage 3 times.
This has indisputably been his leap forward marketing campaign with 8 objectives in 17 appearances regardless of Atalantaâs struggles in Serie A.
Cristante made his Italy debut in a disappointing World Cup-qualifying 1-1 draw at house towards Macedonia.