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Manchester United Transfer Rumours: Crystal Palace rejects a £50million bid for Aaron Wan-Bissaka

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675   //    18 Jun 2019, 07:25 IST

Aaron Wan-Bissaka Crystal Palace
Aaron Wan-Bissaka Crystal Palace

What is the story?

According to the reports from English media publication Sky Sports, Crystal Palace have rejected a £50million bid for English right-back sensation Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

In case you didn't know...

Manchester United, who finished last season's Premier League campaign in the sixth position, are looking to add a number of new players to revamp their squad.

Last season, The Red Devils had the worst defensive record among the top nine teams In the Premier League.

If they want to compete for something big next season, they have to repair their defence first. In the order to rejuvenate their defence line, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to start with a fullback.

The heart of the matter

With the club's long-term servant Antonio Valencia leaving the club in the summer, it has become an important task for team management to sign a right-back.

The Red Devils have been chasing Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka for a while now.

A few days ago, a report was published where it was claimed Crystal Palace rejected United a £40 million bid and would not consider an offer of less than £50m for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

As per the reports from Sky Sports, Crystal Palace were not happy with the structure of the £50million deal.

Moreover, It has been claimed that the bid was worth around an initial £35million and the additional payments of £15m. Hence, the bid was rejected by Crystal Palace.

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However, it is expected that Palace would accept a bid if United offers an initial fee around £35million-£40miilion for the aspiring English superstar.

What is next?

If reports surrounding the Londoners are to be believed, Wan-Bissaka is determined to make his move to Old Trafford.

With United needing some good signings to close the gap between them and the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool, the deal Is expected to be completed in the upcoming days.

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