Manchester United transfer news: Solskjaer’s side ‘in battle with PSG to sign Blaise Matuidi’

Manchester United ‘in battle with PSG to sign World Cup-winning midfielder Blaise Matuidi from Juventus’

  • Corriere di Torino claim that Manchester United are after Blaise Matuidi
  • They report that the Juventus midfielder is ‘really liked’ by the Old Trafford side
  • Matuidi’s former club Paris Saint-Germain are also keen to sign him once again
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Manchester United are targeting Blaise Matuidi as one option to bolster their midfield ahead of the transfer window shutting next week, according to reports.

According to Corriere di Torino, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side face competition from his former club Paris Saint-Germain though.

The Italian publication claims that Matuidi is ‘really liked’ by United as they weigh up a bid for the 32-year-old.

Juventus' Blaise Matuidi (right) is a target of Manchester United, according to Italian reports

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Juventus’ Blaise Matuidi (right) is a target of Manchester United, according to Italian reports

Central midfield is one area that the Red Devils wish to strengthen with the club yet to sign other targets Sergej Milinkovic-Savic or Bruno Fernandes and with Real Madrid heavily pursuing Paul Pogba too.

Matuidi, a World Cup winner with France last summer, joined Juventus in August 2017 after a successful six-year spell at PSG.

During his two seasons at Juve he has won successive Serie A titles and one Coppa Italia – scoring seven goals in 88 appearances.

Matuidi is currently with Juventus as their preparations continue ahead of the new season. 

According to Corriere di Torino, the 32-year-old midfielder is 'really liked' by United

According to Corriere di Torino, the 32-year-old midfielder is 'really liked' by United

According to Corriere di Torino, the 32-year-old midfielder is ‘really liked’ by United

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