Manchester United will not pay £80m for Jose Mourinho target Ivan Perisic so they will turn to his Croatian teammate Ante Rebic, according to The Independent.
United are struggling to complete a deal for a wide player, with Chelsea reluctant to do business for Willian and Inter Milan in no mood to sell Perisic on the cheap.
Gareth Bale is once again mentioned as a target, but he is described as ‘more of an Ed Woodward target than a Mourinho one’.
Mourinho’s target is now apparently Rebic, who has recently joined Eintracht Frankfurt for a nominal fee after a successful loan spell.
Rebic fits the bill as a player who can play either as an old-fashioned centre-forward or as a wide player.
I would rather sign no RW option than sign Ante Rebić, average player. #mufc
— Aidan Walsh 🇫🇷 (@AidanWalshMUFC) July 21, 2018
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