Torino president responds to reports Man United made Andrea Belotti offer
Torino president Urban Cairo insists he hasn't received any offers for Andrea Belotti, despite Manchester United interest
Torino haven’t received an offer for Andrea Belotti from Manchester United or Paris Saint-Germain, according to the club’s president.
The Red Devils have been heavily linked with a move to sign the Italy international in the summer transfer window as Jose Mourinho looks to improve his attacking options.
Manchester United were thought to have submitted an offer to sign the 23-year-old striker, although their bid was reported to have fallen short of the striker’s release clause.
Belotti has been linked with a big-money move since emerging as one of Serie A’s most-prolific goal-scorers over the past 12 months at Italian side Torino.
The Italy international has scored 26 goals in 35 games in Serie A over the past campaign to attract interest from Manchester United and PSG.
However, Torino president Urban Cairo was adamant that the Serie A outfit haven’t received any offers for their striker despite reports in the English and Italian media.
“We have a contract until 2021, so if he should remain, it would not be a ‘gift’ but with us a long relationship,” Cairo told Sky Sport Italia, as quoted by Calciomercato.com.
“It is clear that it is important for him to remain happy, as I hope he will stay with us, we will talk about it soon.
“Other teams, I have not had any contact with anyone, not with PSG nor with Manchester United, nor with Milan.”
Manchester United completed their first summer signing last week after Sweden defender Victor Lindelof moved to Old Trafford in a £30.7m deal from Portuguese champions Benfica.
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