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Manchester United have had “various talks” about a deal to bring Hakan Calhanoglu to Old Trafford, according to a report.
The AC Milan midfielder could soon become one of the most lucrative free agents in European football. Canhaloglu’s contract expires next summer, but there are no concrete signs of an extension yet.
Indeed, that’s despite Milan reportedly holding initial talks with the Turkish international, who wants a new deal to reflect his vital impact on Stefano Pioli’s side.
Milan are reportedly ready to soften your posture about the finances of an extension. However, there remains a disagreement between the club and the player who has a new contract.
As such, United is among several teams that have reportedly shown interest in signing. the 26 year old.
But according to Sky Germany (21.09), it is the Red Devils who have already had a series of talks with the player camp.
The report does not describe the basis for such discussions, but makes clear that both parties have yet to finalize the ‘financial aspects’ of a deal.
As such, a deal to take Calhanoglu “is not yet closed.” Either way, the source notes that “there are no intensive negotiations” between Milan and their star midfielder.
Calhanoglu, who signed for Milan from Bayer Leverkusen in 2017, has become a vital figure since Pioli took over.
In fact, the Turk has already scored four goals and another four in 14 appearances in all competitions this season.
Overall, he has scored 27 times and has prepared 40 more in 143 games.
McTominay Reflects on Man Utd’s Journey
Meanwhile, United Midfielder Scott McTominay has said he would be unlikely to be a footballer if he weren’t at Old Trafford.
The Scottish international has become one of boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s most trusted players in the middle of the park.
But he has admitted that he may never have succeeded in sport at another club.