Manchester United forward of Chelsea in main switch battle as deal reportedly very shut

Manchester United are reportedly forward of Chelsea within the operating to seal the switch of Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul as a deal is described as being “very shut” by Spanish outlet AS.

The Crimson Devils are supposedly within the strongest place to win the race for the signing of Saul, who may undoubtedly be a helpful addition to provide Ole Gunnar Solskjaer an improve on unconvincing performers similar to Nemanja Matic and Fred.

Regardless of not being as a lot of a daily for Atletico in current occasions, Saul has had an important profession within the Spanish capital and will absolutely contribute an important deal to different high golf equipment round Europe.

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Chelsea had additionally been linked strongly with Saul by the Telegraph, nevertheless it now seems to be like a extra to Previous Trafford is extra seemingly for the  Spain worldwide.

The Blues are fairly nicely stocked in the midst of the park as a result of presence of massive names like N’Golo Kante, Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic, although the Telegraph observe that they’re trying to offload gamers in that place too.

They state that Ross Barkley, Danny Drinkwater and Tiemoue Bakayoko needs to be on the best way out, whereas Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s future is unsure.

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United followers might be happy if they’ll get a deal performed for Saul, although it additionally appears barely puzzling given the dearth of taking part in time afforded to Donny van de Beek since his transfer from Ajax final summer time.

Solskjaer might merely not fancy Van de Beek, and it may very well be that Saul has been recognized as being a greater match to supply the staff with a bit extra high quality on the ball from a deep-lying midfield function.

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