Man United’s hopes of signing Nemanja Matic hinge on two Chelsea summer deals – report
Chelsea won't sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United unless Antonio Conte signs two top midfielders, according to reports
Manchester United will only sign Nemanja Matic from Chelsea if Antonio Conte can sign two midfielders in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the English media.
The Daily Mail is reporting that Manchester United won’t be able to complete a deal to sign Matic until the Premier League champions have signed two midfield players this summer.
The same article states that Chelsea are close to concluding a deal to make AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko their first summer signing of the transfer window.
But the Blues boss is eager to add another top-class midfielder to his squad before sanctioning Matic’s sale to their bitter rivals.
Matic could be one of five players set to leave the west London club this summer as Conte looks to give his squad a facelift despite winning the Premier League title last term.
Chelsea have been left frustrated in the summer transfer window so far after failing to get any deals over the line despite the lure of Champions League football next season.
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