Red Devils fans told that Manchester United talks over Telles deal continue
Talks continue between Manchester United and Porto over a deal for Alex Telles are still in progress, fans have been told
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen on signing a left-back and missed out on now Tottenham ace Sergio Reguilon earlier in the summer, as the Madrid star signed with the Spurs in a £28 million deal
His attentions have turned to Telles, who has been impressive over the past 12 months and is now easily regarded as one of the finest attacking left-backs in the game, with his performance a big reason why United are intersted.
According to reports on the Daily Telegraph, United are reportedly still trying to drive down the €40m (£36.6m) release clause in his contract, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks for competition for Luke Shaw and Brandon Williams.
And Journalist Fabrizio Romano has opened up and claimed that talks over a possible agreement at still taking place, as Telles is the only signing that the club ant to make in order to improve that left-back area.
He tweeted: “Player side still convinced that an agreement between Porto and MUFC can be reached around €25m [£22.8m]. Negotiations on.
“There’s also another option on the list as LB for Man Utd if Telles deal will collapse.”
Telles, 27, has one cap for Brazil, and has been at Porto since 2016, signing from Galatasaray but is now reportedly ready to make that step up and has reportedly signalled his intent to sign with United.
Amid all the speculation, Telles is keeping tight-lipped about a possible deal, Speaking to Sport TV, he is quoted as saying: “I’m a guy who focuses a lot on work, people believe what they want, say what they want in the newspapers, but the most important thing is to be focused on my work.
“You know that and so do my teammates, whatever happens, I’m focused on the club, I’m here, I’m playing.”
The guy has been impressive and would be a very good signing for United, especially for that price that he is going for.
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