Euro Paper Talk: Emery draws up two-man January shopping list; Euro giants stunned as Man Utd trigger star’s ?80m exit fee - football

Euro Paper Talk: Emery draws up two-man January shopping list; Euro giants stunned as Man Utd trigger star’s ?80m exit fee



Manchester United’s long search for a new defender may be over after they met the buyout fee for a French defender, while Arsenal have drawn up a two-man January transfer shopping list, according to Thursday’s European papers.
 
UNITED MEET BUYOUT CLAUSE FOR ATLETICO DEFENDER
Manchester United have shocked Atletico Madrid by meeting the release clause for their defender Lucas Hernandez.
That’s according to Marca, who claim United boss Jose Mourinho will end his long search for a new defender after the club triggered the ?80m (70m) exit fee for the France defender.
The Spanish paper claims Mourinho has tabled the “dizzying offer” to Atleti for the Frenchman, claiming the move will be done if the player agrees to the move and can agree personal terms. It’s suggested the 22-year-old – who can play at centre-half or at left-back – will double his wages by moving to Old Trafford – leaving Atletico stunned and with no way of keeping a player they had hoped would stay.

Man City and Real Madrid have also been linked with a move for Hernandez – in France’s squad for their forthcoming internationals – but a January switch to Old Trafford now looks on.
Discussing interest from Real earlier this season,Hernandez explained why loyalty to Atleti saw him spurn their interest.
“I didn?t listen to it much. I was 100% committed to my club and also had just renewed my contract,” he told French outle...
URL source: http://www.teamtalk.com/news/category/competitions/english-premiership/chelsea/

--------------------------------
 

-------------------------------------