MANCHESTER UNITED are in ‘advanced talks’ to nab Arsenal target Lisandro Martinez.
It’s claimed the Argentina centre-back would rather reunite with former Ajax boss Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford than join the Gunners.
Ajax’s Argentina ace Lisandro Martinez is tipped to join Man Utd over Arsenal[/caption]
The Athletic suggest the Red Devils have ‘edged ahead as favourites’ to sign the 24-year-old for around £35million.
Arsenal have reportedly put in THREE bids so far – lastly for £34m.
But Ajax are said to be demanding more for their star defender
The Dutch champions are under little pressure to sell as his contract runs until June 2025.
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United could even finalise a deal within the next couple of days.
But it’s still thought Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia will be Ten Hag’s first signing for the Red Devils.
The 23-year-old flew into the North West on Sunday and hopes to complete his medical by the following day.
United have nicked in ahead of Lyon for the £13 million-rated Holland star.
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And Frenkie de Jong is nearing a £56.2m reunion with Ten Hag.
The Holland midfielder is finally prepared to leave Barcelona.
And it appears United have done enough to lure him, even though fellow admirers Chelsea could offer him his preference of playing in the Champions League.
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