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Manchester United remain interested in Brighton's Moises Caicedo as they are in talks with Real Madrid over a contract for Casemiro | Transfer Center News

Manchester United are in the process of signing Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro.

Talks are underway with La Liga clubs amid reports suggesting the pending deal is worth £60m.

It’s a tough deal, but United are believed to have received enough encouragement to give them faith that it’s possible.

The 30-year-old Casemiro has played more than 300 times for Madrid, winning the Champions League five times.

With two weeks left before the transfer window closes, Manchester United are weighing other midfield options, with the move of Juventus’ Adrian Rabiot becoming increasingly unlikely due to wage demands and Brighton’s Moises. Interest in Caicedo remains.

United are deciding internally whether to formalize their interest given Brighton’s strong ‘no sale’ stance.

The 20-year-old Ecuador international impresses as Graham Potter’s side beat new United manager Eric ten Haag in his first game as Brighton in the opening game at Old Trafford, where Brighton won 2-1. Gave.

Caicedo, who only made his Premier League debut for Brighton for Arsenal in April, has made his last 10 starts and 12 appearances in all competitions for the club, making him a regular in Potter’s first team.

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United have long been fans of Caicedo and were considering signing him when he joined Brighton from Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle in February 2021.

However, Brighton’s transfer policy is to only sell at the right price at the right time.

United will have internal discussions on whether to formalize their interest with a formal tender.

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Caicedo, who is under contract with Brighton until the summer of 2025, scored his first Premier League goal in May’s 4-0 win over United at the Amex Stadium.

Last October, he scored in Ecuador’s 4-2 win over Uruguay, becoming the first player born in the 21st century to score in a CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier.

Brighton have already sold two key players to Premier League sides this summer after Marc Cucurella moved to Chelsea in a £60m deal and midfielder Yves Bisouma to Tottenham for £35m. .

Caicedo’s interest comes amid waning optimism for De Jong’s deal.

Manchester United’s interest in Caicedo comes as optimism about signing the Barcelona midfielder is waning. Frenkie de Jong.

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De Telegraaf’s Marcel van der Kran says Manchester United have officially withdrawn their offer for Frenkie de Jong.

United have not given up hopes of signing De Jong as they feel Barça want a broad deal worth £72million.

United also believe the Dutch international would like to come, but they know the potential move has been around much longer than they had hoped or expected.

sky sports news It is said that “the door is not closed yet” regarding the deal with De Jong, but a transfer could happen as “the credibility is not high”.

United have been looking at other options all summer long, given De Jong’s contract issues. He only has 16 days left, so another option may need to be triggered immediately.

Meanwhile, United are seeking to sign the goalkeeper after Dean Henderson was loaned to Nottingham Forest.

United want a pool of three keepers who can play in the first team. Currently, David De Gea is the first choice and Tom Heaton is the second choice.

United interested in a forward deal this summer

United also remain in the forward player market, like PSV Eindhoven. Cody Gakpo curious player.

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However, United have paid tribute to PSV’s involvement in Champions League qualifying and are likely to sign the 23-year-old in the final week of the season.

in Stuttgart Sasa Karadžić United are also eyeing a player, entering the final year of his contract and wanting to move to United, so the Austrian could be available at a reasonable price.

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United offered the chance to sign Atletico Madrid Alvaro Morata With former Chelsea striker interested in Ten Hag’s side.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Another forward brought to United during negotiations with Barcelona, ​​but as it stands, Chelsea are pushing to sign him and their interest has gone no further.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Ten Hag could be cleared to leave United this month if he decides it would be better for the club to leave.

United’s position remains unchanged and Ronaldo is not for sale. He still has a year left on his contract and United have the option to extend it for another 12 months.

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sky sports news On Monday, it reported that Atletico Madrid and Chelsea were two of Ronaldo’s potential destinations if United changed their stance and let him go.

But there are executives at both clubs who are not convinced that Ronaldo should be signed.

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