Experiences in Italy recommend Manchester United at the moment are on the verge of placing an settlement with Atalanta for Rasmus Hojlund with a brand new written supply set to be submitted ‘within the coming days’. The Crimson Devils have been locked in talks with the Serie A membership over the Danish frontman for a number of weeks but it surely now seems the saga is lastly nearing a optimistic and rewarding conclusion for Erik ten Hag.
United are understood to have submitted a £50million verbal proposal prior to now few days however with Paris Saint-Germain additionally on the desk, it was clear they must elevate their bid to oust their switch rivals.
Now Sky Italia are reporting that an settlement is seemingly on the verge of completion as United are set to blow their rivals out of the water with an improved supply.
Switch professional Luca Cilli claimed throughout a dwell broadcast that United are set to desk £60m upfront plus simply in need of £5m in bonuses for the Denmark worldwide teenager.
It is extremely seemingly that the package deal can be sufficient to fulfill Atalanta’s calls for regardless that they’ve beforehand indicated they’d need nearer to £80m throughout discussions.
With Hojlund urgent for the transfer after already agreeing private phrases with the Crimson Devils, Atalanta would solely be delaying the inevitable in the event that they have been to try to maintain out for the next determine that won’t essentially arrive.
United have made it clear they will not be paying over the percentages for the 20-year-old centre-forward and their imminent second bid is the best they may go throughout the public sale for certainly one of Europe’s hottest skills.
So as to add to that, Atalanta have now already wrapped up a deal for Hojlund’s substitute in Almeria attacker El-Bilal Toure who begun his medical checks with the Italian membership on Friday.
Atalanta are set to pay round £25m for 21-year-old Toure who was additionally the topic of robust curiosity from Everton.
Ten Hag’s gruelling watch for a brand new striker may lastly be ended quickly and that may allow the Dutchman to launch the handbrake together with his plans for the brand new season.
The previous Ajax tactican has been utilizing Jadon Sancho as a false-nine throughout friendlies in assault with Anthony Martial nonetheless sidelined via damage. Loanee Wout Weghorst additionally returned to Burnley earlier this summer time.
If United are in a position to get Hojlund via the door, they may now have a brand new No.9 to construct round for the 2023/24 marketing campaign even when expectations have to be managed.
The Scandinavian attacker solely managed 9 objectives in Serie A final season however his numbers in entrance of aim are anticipated to blow up within the coming years.
Hojlund has rattled in six objectives in 4 Euro 2024 qualifiers for Denmark and he additionally begged a hat-trick in March throughout a 3-1 victory over Finland to as soon as once more remind United of his high quality.
Ten Hag lately reassured followers that United have been working across the clock to usher in a brand new frontman.
He declared: “We’ll do the whole lot in our energy to get it performed. We’d like [it] as quickly as doable.
“Ideally, he’d be right here — we have to combine — however you don’t all the time get ultimate conditions as a supervisor. We now have to cope with that.”