Paper Talk: United target Roma star; Chelsea linked to quartet

Date published: Wednesday 16th March 2016 11:59

Alessandro Florenzi: Linked with move to United

Alessandro Florenzi: Linked with move to United

Manchester United are keen to sign Roma star Alessandro Florenzi, Chelsea are being linked with four big names, while one of their high-profile stars has targeted a return to his former club, according to Wednesday’s newspapers.


Manchester United are battling Chelsea over the signing of Roma star Alessandro Florenzi.

The 25-year-old is a versatile performer who can operate at right-back or on the right of midfield and has impressed greatly this season.

United need more depth after a difficult season and are ready to rival Chelsea for the Italian, who is valued at around £28million by his club.

United want the player to form a link with fellow Italian Matteo Darmian down United’s right next season and believe they can land their man, despite looking likely to miss out on a top-four place.

The Daily Express claims Chelsea could also be in the for the player, with incoming manager Antonio Conte also likely to look towards Serie A to bolster his side.


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