Jimenez ‘is on his way’ to Manchester United in deal worth £40 million as replacement brought in
Raul Jimenez is said to be “on his way” to Manchester United after Wolves reportedly sealed a deal for his replacement.
Jimenez has become one of the most talked about players this season after another impressive campaign with Wolves, which he has shown his true ability and quality on that pitch on a weekly basis.
His performances this season has led to alot of speculation in the media about his next club, with the likes of Liverpool, Real Madrid, Barcelona, United and Juventus have all been suggested as potential destinations for the 29-year-old who has scored 26 goals in all competitions this season
Wolves do not want to lose their star man, but it seems that they are preparing for his departure this summer by going out and acquiring his immediate replacement in the side.
According to A Bola, United now have a clear path to sign Jimenez, as Wolves are believed to have “practically concluded” a £27million move for Paulinho from Braga.
The 27-year-old has proved his potential with 25 goals and nine assists this season, and And his arrival at the Molineux Stadium would allow United to step up their pursuit for top target Jimenez.
Red Devils legend Rio Ferdinand recently claimed he feels Jimenez can provide the focal point in attack that they have been missing.
‘I think Wolves will do well to keep hold of him,’ Ferdinand told BT Sport. ‘I think he’s a player with immense talent and I think his goalscoring record over the last two years has been really good.
‘Before that, his record was a bit shady, but he has come to the Premier League and hit the ground running. He’s been a breath of fresh air.
‘As you can tell, he seems a great character around the place, and for a top club, I wouldn’t be surprised if they are sniffing. ‘We’ve seen it in the media reports in the last few days that clubs are looking.’
If reports are true, he could be a great signing for Manchester United