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Manchester United bosses feel that Juventus striker Paulo Dybala could act as the “long-term” solution to their need for a new forward after Edinson Cavani.
The Red Devils spent most of the previous transfer window chasing a deal for the winger. Jadon sancho. But Borussia Dortmund stuck to their £ 108 million valuation and United eventually backtracked.
Although, the Old Trafford figures knew their need to bring in a new attacker and sought out free agent forward Cavani. The Uruguayan has made a good start to his time in Manchester, adding a proven touch of goal.
However, the 33 year old You only signed a one-year contract that offers the option to extend it for 12 months. And while United could well keep Cavani at Old Trafford, the bosses realize they need a new investment.
According to transfer expert Ian McGarry, United have designated Dybala as the man they want to sign.
The 27-year-old’s contract at Juve expires in 2022, but his future already looks uncertain, and negotiations on an extension have yet to bear fruit.
“They have offered 11.5 million euros gross for a three-year extension to their current deal,” McGarry told the Transfer Window Podcast.
“His agent, Jorge Antón, plans to speak with Juventus in the next few days about whether there is an agreement or not.
“The club is being perplexed with his indecision, if he wants to stay or if he wants to leave.
“We understand that United sees Dybala as a long term solution to what has been a short term solution at Edinson Cavani, in terms of his age.
“Dybala, of course, at 27 years old has the best years of his career ahead of him and would adapt to his cultural reset policy regarding the age and style of football they want to play.”
Report reveals Dybala ultimatum
Meanwhile, Tuttosport (via Soccer Italy) states that Juventus will soon make another offer to Dybala.
However, the source adds that the Turin club will not change its terms as they seek to tie up the Argentine.
On the other hand, Dybala will reportedly be ready to find a new club if he doesn’t sign a new contract at the end of the season.
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