Manchester United are desperate for Casemiro and also want João Félix

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 08:19• Jordi Tomasowa • Last update: 11:54

Manchester United are eagerly looking for new signings and are now betting on the arrival of João Félix. According to marca Several United executives met representatives of the 22-year-old Atlético Madrid attacker on Tuesday evening. The Spanish newspaper already reported on Tuesday that the English also consider Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro as a possible reinforcement. Now that Frenkie de Jong and Adrien Rabiot no longer seem feasible, United are turning their sights on the Real Madrid midfielder.

Erik ten Hag still hopes to welcome an attacker and two midfielders at Old Trafford before September 1. If attacking reinforcements were the Red Devils linked in a week with Álvaro Morata, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but also with Raúl de Tomás and Matheus Cunha. marca reports that United envoys have now met with Félix’s entourage, both at the Wanda Metropolitano and at a central Madrid hotel. The English have also expressed their interest to Atlético, who, however, have no intention of selling the Portuguese international.

United bet high and Casemiro must according to marca be the next player after Christian Eriksen to reach the center of the Mancunians comes to strengthen. The Telegraph confirms the interest and knows that United are preparing a €60 million offer for the 30-year-old midfielder. Casemiro is, however, still a determining player for coach Carlo Ancelotti at Real and he also has a contract until mid-2025. Ten Hag had been looking for De Jong for a long time, but the complexity surrounding this transfer has led United to look for has turned to alternatives, making Casemiro currently considered a major transfer target.

Adrien Rabiot
United barely managed to show any decisiveness during the summer transfer window. Adrien Rabiot seemed to be heading for Old Trafford for a long time, as United had already reached an agreement with Juventus on a transfer fee for the Frenchman, according to English media. However, the attempt to contract Rabiot has been canceled, among others The Athletic and the BBC. His extreme salary demands are said to have been the stumbling block, the difference between what Rabiot wants and what United are willing to pay is too great. Even though the English top club intended to make Rabiot one of the big earners within the selection.


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