If the Red Devils are unable to sign Harry Kane this summer, they will swoop for Arsenal’s £66 million target.
If Manchester United are unable to sign Harry Kane this summer, they are reportedly prepared to compete with Arsenal for Dusan Vlahovic.
It was reported last week by SunSport that Erik ten Hag has made the Tottenham star his top transfer target for the upcoming summer.
United are hoping to take advantage of Kane’s contract situation, as the England captain has less than 18 months left on his current deal.
Yesterday, however, we reported that they are still bracing for a “nightmare” chase.
Because Spurs general manager Daniel Levy has a reputation for being a tough negotiator, that is.
ESPN reports that as a result, United is “focusing on alternative options,” such as Napoli’s Victor Osimhen and Juventus forward Vlahovic.
With regards to Kane, the Red Devils “will not risk a prolonged pursuit” that “drags out until the final hours of the summer transfer window,” according to this latest information.
“United can’t afford to start the season without a new striker,” their source said.
With so much at stake, “they might not even get involved” because “having dealt with Levy in the past, they don’t want to go through that nightmare all over again for Kane.”
Vlahovic, then 22 years old, turned down a move to the Premier League with Arsenal in favor of a move to Juventus from Fiorentina in January.
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There is still interest from Mikel Arteta’s squad in signing the Serbian international who chose Turin over the Emirates.
Vlahovic has ten goals this season, but he hasn’t scored in six games. However, Juve needs to sell him because they were eliminated from the Champions League too soon.
PSG, meanwhile, is competing with other clubs for Osimhen’s services.
Thanks to the Nigerian superstar’s goals, Napoli currently sits atop Serie A.
United, Chelsea, and Arsenal are among the clubs interested in signing him due to his red-hot form, which has seen him score 19 goals in 22 Premier League games.
And with a price tag of £107m, Osimhen could be a huge financial boon for Luciano Spalletti’s squad.