Manchester United make ‘concrete approach’ to sign 27-year-old goalkeeper valued at €40m - Reports

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Erik ten Hag is eyeing a goalkeeper in the summer.

Premier League giants Manchester United have reportedly made a move for Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana.

As per Italian publication Corriere dello Sport (via Sport BIBLE), the Red Devils are pursuing Inter’s 27-year-old goalkeeper Onana on the instructions of manager Erik ten Hag. The Dutchman, who managed Onana at Ajax (145 games), has reportedly expressed his wish to sign a goalkeeper who fits his system better than David de Gea.

It has been claimed that Ten Hag wants someone who's more comfortable with the ball at his feet. Inter, who need to sell players to balance their books this summer, reportedly want at least €40 million for the Cameroon international.

Negotiations with Inter are not yet in an advanced stage, but Manchester United’s goalkeeping plans are expected to come to light in the coming weeks.

Onana, who joined the Nerazzurri as a free agent last summer, has played 32 games across competitions for Inter, conceding 26 goals and keeping 15 clean sheets.

Meanwhile, ESPN have claimed that United are close to tying De Gea down to a new contract. The 32-year-old, whose current deal expires in June, could see his base wage reduced and performance-related incentives increased in his new contract.

Manchester United to face competition from PSG in Harry Kane pursuit

According to French outlet Le Parisien, Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Luis Campos has identified Tottenham Hotspur ace and Manchester United-target Harry Kane as a priority signing.

United lack a strong and agile centre-forward capable of keeping the goals flowing. On-loan winter signing Wout Weghorst has failed to score frequently, which has bred the need for a summer acquisition.

PSG, meanwhile, could be without Lionel Messi and Neymar next season. The Argentina icon's contract expires in June, but the club are reportedly not too eager to keep Neymar around. In the absence of the pair, Kane could emerge as Kylian Mbappe’s strike partner.

It's believed that any potential suitor would have to splash over €100 million to sign England’s all-time top scorer (55 goals in 82 games) this summer.

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Edited by Sushan Chakraborty
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