- Ansu Fati has been on the radar of Manchester United for some time now
- The Barcelona youngster currently has a release clause of £152million
- United are preparing to step up their bid for the Guniea-Bissau born player before his buyout clause increases
Manchester United are doing everything possible to quickly complete the signing of 17-year-old Ansu Fati from Barcelona before the La Liga club increases his buyout clause.
Barcelona are reportedly prepared to raise the Guniea-Bissau born star’s buyout clause to a staggering £360million.
The Red Devils have reportedly prepared an £89million bid for the youngster which was rejected by the Catalan club.
Latest reports have it that Ole Gunnar Solaskjaer’s men will not give up their pursuit and are now more determined to land the Spain Under-21 star to the Old Trafford.
United are preparing an increased amount in a bid to tempt Barcelona to free the player who already has a release clause of £152million.
Fati has attracted a wide range of interest after scoring five first-team goals in 24 appearances this season.
Meanwhile, former Manchester United star Michael Owen believes the arrival of January transfer signing Bruno Fernandes has made Paul Pogba replaceable at Old Trafford.
The Frenchman has struggled for fitness all through this season making less than 10 appearances with no goal across competitions so far.
He rejoined the Red Devils from Juventus in 2016 but after the first year of his second stint, the player has been seriously criticised for his lack of commitment among others.
The former England international has now urged his former club to allow the World Cup winner leave in a bid to raise funds for Jack Grealish's signing this summer.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United have been handed a massive boost as reports have it that their transfer target Raul Jimenez of Wolves is now available for a meagre sum of £18million.
Wolves will now face a stern test in a bid to keeping the Mexican striker as it was gathered that many clubs are jostling for the signature of the 29-year-old.
Reports have it that Juventus and Real Madrid are also gunning for the lad who Manchester United have reportedly made their major transfer target when the transfer window opens.
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