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.
UNITED BATTLE CHELSEA FOR ROMA STAR
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.