ERIK TEN HAG desires to land a double blow on his former membership Ajax.
Manchester United have raised their provide for the Dutch club’s defender Lisandro Martinez to £42.5million.
GettyManchester United boss Erik ten Hag is eager to be reunited with Lisandro Martinez at Outdated Trafford[/caption]
Ten Hag can be eager to snap up RB Leipzig ahead Brian Brobbey, who he labored with at AjaxGetty
And they’re additionally seeking to hijack Ajax’s transfer to carry RB Leipzig forward Brian Brobbey back to Amsterdam.
Ten Hag’s Red Devils squad flew out for his or her pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia on Friday, with Tyrell Malacia the one new face on the aircraft.
The membership have stepped up their pursuit of Argentine centre-back Martinez, 24, who can be a goal for Arsenal.
United’s new provide beats these put in by the Gunners and is near the Dutch membership’s £45m asking worth.
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Ajax are mulling over the bid however might attempt to begin a bidding conflict between the Prem rivals within the hope of getting an even bigger charge.
Martinez’s robust hyperlinks together with his outdated boss Ten Hag might give United the sting.
In the meantime, the Crimson Devils have additionally made contact with Leipzig about Brobbey, 20.
Ten Hag is aware of all about his fellow Dutchman as he coached the £16.5m-rated striker throughout his mortgage spell at Ajax final season.
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United hope to signal free-agent Christian Eriksen, 30, within the subsequent few days so the midfielder can be a part of their tour.
However their long-running try and get Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona — billed as their assertion signing of the summer season — stays stalled.
The Holland worldwide midfielder, 25, isn’t in any rush to go away, particularly as he’s owed a sizeable sum in wages.
And former United midfielder Paul Pogba is set to complete his return to Juventus this weekend.
The French international will signal a six-year deal if he passes a medical.