Man United eye first summer signing in £25m deal – report

Manchester United are ready to sign Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld in a £25m deal this summer, according to a report

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Photo: Screen grab)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Photo: YouTube / Screengrab)

Manchester United are prepared to sign Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld in a £25m deal this summer, according to a report in England.

The Sun, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Red Devils are ready to activate a clause in Alderweireld’s contract that will allow Manchester United to land the Belgium international in a cut-price £25m deal this summer.

The same article states that Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to improve his options in the heart of his defence ahead of his first full season in charge of the Old Trafford outfit.

According to the same story, the Red Devils have been long-term admirers of Alderweireld after Jose Mourinho looked to sign the experienced Premier League defender last summer but couldn’t get a deal over the line.

Manchester United are in a battle to finish with the top four alongside Chelsea FC, Tottenham and Arsenal in what promises to be an enthralling end to the season.

The 20-time English champions suffered a disappointing 2-1 loss to Wolves at Molineux in their last Premier League fixture to lose ground on Chelsea FC and Tottenham.

Manchester United will host West Ham United in their next Premier League fixture at Old Trafford on Saturday evening.

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