Man United eye £60m deal for top 24-year-old but don’t want to lose Martial – report

Manchester United want to sign PSG midfielder Marco Verratti but aren't prepared to lose Anthony Martial, according to reports

Man United star Anthony Martial Photo: The Sport Review

Manchester United have entered the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti, according to reports in England.

The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Red Devils are interested in signing the Italy international from the Ligue 1 giants this summer.

However, PSG are thought to be demanding France striker Anthony Martial as part of any deal that would see Verratti head to Old Trafford.

According to the same article, Manchester United would be reluctant to allow the 21-year-old to leave the Premier League club ahead of the 2017-18 season.

The Red Devils are thought to be looking at Verratti as a possible option to bolster their defensive midfield options after being frustrated in their attempts to sign Eric Dier and Nemanja Matic.

Chelsea are rumoured to be holding out for a deal worth £50m for the Serbia international despite the defensive midfielder turning 29 later this year.

Manchester United have signed Swedish defender Victor Lindelof and Everton striker Romelu Lukaku in the summer transfer window so far.

The Red Devils won the EFL Cup and the Europa League in their first season under Jose Mourinho.

MORE: Latest Manchester United news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

Thomas Tuchel
Thomas Tuchel sends frank message to Ben Chilwell about his situation at Chelsea FC
Paul Scholes
‘This is brilliant’: Paul Scholes raves about Man United star during 2-1 loss to Young Boys
Cristiano Ronaldo Man United
Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to Man United fans after first defeat
Fabrizio Romano
Fabrizio Romano reveals Liverpool FC’s transfer plans for January
Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino issues warning about Chelsea FC in the Champions League
Thomas Tuchel
Thomas Tuchel sends frank message to Ben Chilwell about his situation at Chelsea FC
Paul Scholes
‘This is brilliant’: Paul Scholes raves about Man United star during 2-1 loss to Young Boys
Cristiano Ronaldo Man United
Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to Man United fans after first defeat
Fabrizio Romano
Fabrizio Romano reveals Liverpool FC’s transfer plans for January
Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino issues warning about Chelsea FC in the Champions League
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature