Thomas Meunier has reported being one of Manchester United main target for this summer transfer window. And now the reports say that The Red Devils is likely to win the race to sign the player, despite Unai Emery’s personal intervention. As you know till last season, Unai Emery is Paris Saint Germain’s manager.
The fact is The Belgium international player is actually a surplus to Thomas Tuchel’s requirements following the emergence of Colin Dagba, meanwhile, the likes of Dani Alves and Juan Bernat remain at The Parc des Princes.
Therefore, Paris Saint Germain are hopeful of securing a 25 million pounds fee for the attack-minded full-back who is at the center of a tug of war between Manchester United and Arsenal. Both of the clubs are known to be desperate for defensive reinforcements.
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Ole Gunnar Solskajer, Manchester United coach is keen to strengthen at full-back as Antonio Valencia already decided to leave The Old Trafford at the end of last season. Meanwhile Ashley Young will turn 34 next month. Furthermore, Diogo Dalot’s emergence last season following his largely unheralded move from Porto represented one of the few encouraging aspects of a desperately disappointing campaign. But the Norwegian manager is still keen to add experience in a problem position and is set to secure the service of Thomas Meunier. At last, that is what is Belgian media is believing right now. Moreover, the player himself has admitted that he wants the chance to play for the club he admired as a youngster years ago.
At the other side, bet Malaysia heard that Unai Emery will help oversee a major squad overhaul at The Gunners this summer following their miserable defeat against Chelsea at The Europa League final. After missing out on Champions League qualification, the Spanish manager will only have 45 million pounds at his disposal before player sales. But he had earmarked Thomas Meunier as his primary target, even more, he had reported being in personal contact with the player for several months.