Casemiro, the Real Madrid midfielder, is reportedly thinking about joining Manchester United this summer. The Red Devils, who have been frustrated in their pursuit of many targets as the were unable to complete the targeted signings.
This includes Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong and Juventus’ Adrien Rabiot. But they have now made the 30-year-old their top midfield target. De Jong’s transfer to Old Trafford is still up in the air, but Rabiot’s transfer is thought to have fallen through because of the Frenchman’s pay demands.
Man United currently appears to be focused on Casemiro and is thinking about making a £50 million move to sign the Brazilian international. Casemiro, according to Marca, is “studying” a potential transfer to United and has not ruled out leaving the Santiago Bernabeu.
According to the sources, the seasoned midfielder is evaluating the Red Devils’ chances of improving this year under head coach Erik ten Hag. Casemiro has been a member of Real Madrid’s first team for the past nine years, and he enjoys a good working relationship with the club’s manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Will Casemiro make a move to Manchester United by the end of this summer?
The Brazilian wants to play in the Champions League, a competition that Los Blancos won five times, and one that United will not be in this season, which may make convincing the midfielder to go to Old Trafford difficult.
In recent months, Casemiro allegedly “got calls” from various teams, according to Marca, but the most fascinating offer came from United.
Three years are left in Casemiro’s Real Madrid contract, during which time he has made 336 appearances in all leagues.
Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen, and Lisandro Martinez are the three players that Ten Hag has signed so far this summer, but the Dutchman is thought to be eager to add another five players before the transfer window closes.
According to a recent source, Ten Hag plans to make five signings in the next two weeks of the summer transfer window: a right defender, two midfielders, a centre striker, and a wide forward.
While Matheus Cunha, Joao Felix’s colleague, is rumoured to have declined the opportunity to join United at Old Trafford this summer, United is known to have spoken with Atletico Madrid about Joao Felix’s availability.
Christian Pulisic, who is now playing for Chelsea, is reportedly interested in a loan move to the red side of Manchester, while the Red Devils are also exploring offers for Hakim Ziyech and other Chelsea players.
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