Manchester United won’t pursue a deal for Bologna striker Marko Arnautovic after former United gamers privately expressed their considerations over the potential switch.
Sky Sports activities Information revealed final week that United had rejected a £7.6m bid for the previous West Ham and Stoke Metropolis ahead. Arnautovic was the participant wished by Erik ten Hag.
A number of United supporters have additionally contacted the membership to complain in regards to the prospect of Arnautovic taking part in for United.
United had been anticipated to come back again with an improved supply however determined to maneuver on to different targets.
Bologna’s asking worth for the striker was believed to be greater than United had been ready to pay.
Bologna sporting director Marco Di Vaio has tried to close the door on United’s makes an attempt to signal Arnautovic, claiming the striker is “priceless”.
Sky in Italy reported on Sunday that United had rejected a bid of round £7.6m by Bologna for the 33-year-old however had been anticipated to return with an improved supply.
“We need to proceed with Arnautovic and preserve him, he’s on the coronary heart of our undertaking,” mentioned Di Vaio. Italy 1.
“Bologna’s want now’s to maintain the present group and strengthen it to have an vital season. Cash will not be the issue, Marko is priceless for us.”
Ten Hag led the recruitment drive
Erik ten Hag is the driving pressure behind the transfer for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot.
United have gone all out to signal the gamers the Ten Hag need – the likes of Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen, Frenkie de Jong, Antony, Marko Arnautovic and Adrien Rabiot.
Ten Hag turned down the possibility to signal former PSG and Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum forward of his transfer to Roma final week. The previous Liverpool midfielder was eager on a transfer to United.
In the meantime, former United striker Memphis Depay desires to return to the Premier League from Barcelona.
United agree Rabiot with Juventus
United’s transfer for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot is “progressing effectively”.
Talks are persevering with with Rabiot’s mom over private phrases, whereas United proceed to carry talks with Juventus over the ultimate particulars of the deal, believed to be price £15m plus add-ons.
Sky Sports activities Information was instructed that Erik ten Hag could be very eager on the participant and that there’s “full alignment” between the supervisor and the recruitment division concerning the signing.
United haven’t given up on the signing of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong, however are more and more annoyed by Barcelona’s hold-up on the finish. They proceed to take a look at different targets.
Nonetheless, whereas the De Jong deal proved to be an advanced one to tug off, they haven’t given up on the Netherlands worldwide and there may be nonetheless a perception that it’s a achieved deal.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta reiterated that there had been provides, however indicated that De Jong wished to remain and that the membership wished him to remain. Nonetheless, the financial issues haven’t gone away and the matter of De Jong’s deferred wages stays unresolved.
Central midfield has been a precedence place all summer season for United and the signing of each Rabiot and De Jong has not been dominated out.