Man United receive transfer blow in pursuit of defender

first_img Kalidou Koulibaly is reportedly on Manchester United’s radar Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Milan Skriniar has revealed he is close to signing a new contract with Inter Milan.Manchester United are prioritising a centre-back this summer and Skriniar is a reported target. 2 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move shining Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury huge blow Milan Skriniar is being tracked by Manchester United BEST OF REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won center_img Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS GETTY IMAGES – GETTY REVEALED RANKED 2 no dice ADVICE MONEY REPLY Earlier this month, the Senegal international said he was “pleased” to have other clubs interested in his services.He said: “My future? I don’t know if I’m one of the strongest defenders. I always try to give my best. Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ The 24-year-old has missed just two Serie A matches this season as Inter eye a Champions League spot.Only league leaders Juventus (15) have conceded fewer goals than Inter (17) and that is largely down to Skriniar’s impressive performances.When asked about his San Siro future, the defender told Sky Sports Italia: “My contract renewal?“We are close. I have a great relationship with the club.”The news will come as a blow to United, who are in desperate need of a commanding centre-back.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have conceded 35 league goals and have struggled to name a consistent backline throughout the season.Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly is believed to be another United target, but the highly-rated defender would cost the club £100million. “Since I’m here, I always try to grow with Napoli.“I have a lot of motivation to go on and I want to keep doing this.“I am pleased that many teams follow me, but I want to demonstrate on the field that I am at the level of the greatest and I want to show it in the future.”last_img