Manchester United reportedly walked closer to ensuring the signing of midfielder Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid.
The player has a £132 m release clause, in spite of having a long term contract Atletico has been advised to cash in on the Spaniard during the next transfer window.
In spite of suggestions that they may prioritize later in 2020 attack-minded players, United has recently been linked to a 25-year-old approach.
According to Todo Fichajes, a deal taking Saul to Old Trafford is ‘practically done’ with confirmation expected at the end of the campaign.
The report adds that Atletico is prepared to accept a £70 m offer. Being aware that due to the coronavirus pandemic, they need to balance the books.
This term Saul has made 34 starting places in La Liga and the Champions League.