Man United ‘contact Paulo Dybala’s agent’ after Cristiano Ronaldo asks to leave the club
Manchester United ‘make contact with Paulo Dybala’s agent’ as the Red Devils scramble to find a new striker after Cristiano Ronaldo asked to leave the club… but ‘they face competition from Tottenham, Inter and Napoli for the free agent”
- Paulo Dybala’s agent has been approached by Man United according to reports
- Cristiano Ronaldo informed the Red Devils on Saturday that he wanted to leave
- New boss Erik ten Hag ‘now considering potential replacements in attack’
- Arsenal, Spurs, Napoli and Inter Milan ‘are also keen to land free agent Dybala’
Manchester United have approached Paulo Dybala’s agent with a view to signing the Argentine striker, according to reports.
The Red Devils were shocked on Saturday when star Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his desire to leave Old Trafford ahead of next season.
The Portuguese striker is frustrated with the club’s lack of transfer activity this summer and reportedly disagreed with the decision to appoint three managers in quick succession after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked last November.
Manchester United have reportedly contacted Paulo Dybala’s agent in a bid to sign the striker
But Ronaldo is also keen to play in the Champions League again next campaign, having featured in the competition for the past 19 consecutive seasons.
New boss Erik ten Hag, who took over from Michael Carrick and Ralf Rangnick’s temporary stints in the hotseat this summer, has yet to make a signing in the transfer window despite flirting with potential moves for Frenkie de Jong and Tyrell Malacia.
Manchester United are believed to be happy to part ways with Ronaldo if a ‘suitable offer’ is put on the table, prompting the club to consider attacking replacements.
Cristiano Ronaldo has told the Red Devils he wants to leave the club before next season
New boss Erik ten Hag (L) took his first pre-season training session at Man United last Monday
Old Trafford chiefs have spoken to Dybala’s representatives in a bid to agree a deal for the 28-year-old and it’s believed Arsenal have also made contact, according to The Republic.
The Italian outlet claim that Inter Milan, Tottenham Hotspur and Napoli are also interested in securing his signature, although there is no confirmation that they have held talks with the striker’s agent yet. Jorge Antún.
Free agent Dybala has ended his seven-year spell at Juventus after scoring 115 goals in 293 appearances for the club.