Man Utd refuse to pay £80m for winger, turn to international team-mate

Date published: Tuesday 24th July 2018 4:10

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.

Meanwhile, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hinted a big-name signing could be on the way to Old Trafford, while Mourinho has admitted he wants two more signings this summer.

 

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