Sport United to open negotiations with Monaco over Sidibe

22:15  17 may  2018
22:15  17 may  2018 Source:

Djibril Sidibe closing in on United move

  Djibril Sidibe closing in on United move Djibril Sidibe is close to joining Manchester United from AS Monaco, according to Le10 Sport. The report from the French outlet, as cited by The Mirror, claims the defender is on the verge of completing a summer switch to Old Trafford. Reports emerged during the week that claimed United are working on a deal, with Jose Mourinho looking to re-shape his defence. Sidibe wants his future resolved before this summer’s World Cup in Russia, with United leading the race to sign him. The 25-year-old will be signed to provide competition and rival Antonio Valencia for a place in the starting XI. Sidibe will become the latest high-profile exit from Monaco after they failed to retain their Ligue 1 title this season. The defender has been linked with a move to the Premier League in the past, with United and Arsenal both admirers. Fabinho and Thomas Lemar are also both being linked with summer exits from the club.

Transfer news: Arsenal reported to have opened negotiations with Lille for Djibril Sidibe . Monaco had agreed a fee with Lille for the 23 year old but the move has stalled due to Arsenal's late Corr blimey. Barcelona have bid for Angel Correa rejected as Lionel Messi opens talks over Chelsea move.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly interested in AS Monaco fullback Djibril Sidibe , according to reports . The report claims that Mourinho has already begun negotiations to lure the French international Manchester United open to selling Matteo Darmian this month - reports.

Manchester United are reportedly set to open talks with AS Monaco over a summer deal for Djibril Sidibe.

According to an exclusive report from French news outlet Le10 Sport, the Red Devils have identified Sidibe as a target, with Jose Mourinho keen to recruit a new right-back this summer.

The defender enjoyed a respectable season in Ligue 1 under Leonardo Jardim and it seems as though his displays have caught the eye of those at Old Trafford.

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Sidibe has previously been linked with a move to the Premier League and with United continuing to ponder potential targets, the France international has emerged as a player who could secure a transfer to the Red Devils this summer.

Jardim, Jokanovic reject Chelsea speculation

  Jardim, Jokanovic reject Chelsea speculation Antonio Conte's future is in doubt, but Slavisa Jokanovic and Leonardo Jardim have rejected speculation linking them with the club.Leonardo Jardim says he is staying at Monaco amid speculation linking the coach to Chelsea, while Fulham's Slavisa Jokanovic has also distanced himself from rumours he could switch to Stamford Bridge.

Manchester United want Monaco ’s Djibril Sidibe as Jose Mourinho eyes FOUR defensive signings. Despite Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young having excellent campaigns, Mourinho knows he need to look to the future with both players over the age of 30.

Open Account Offer. France international Djibril Sidibe is a doubt for the World Cup after being diagnosed with a knee injury. The Monaco full-back suffered the injury during Sunday’s defeat away to Paris Saint-Germain, a result that saw Unai Emery’s men reclaim the Ligue 1 title.

It’s claimed by Le10 Sport that United are hopeful that a deal can be concluded for Sidibe before the World Cup begins on June 14, with the defender set to jet off to Russia with Didier Deschamps’ France side.

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West Ham join race to sign Rui Patricio .
West Ham have reportedly joined the race to sign a Rui Patricio when the transfer window opens. According to A Bola, as translated by Sport Witness, Sporting Lisbon and Portugal number one Patricio is on the radar of several clubs and West Ham are keen to bring the Euro 2016 winner to the Olympic Stadium. A Bola report that Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Liverpool and Newcastle are also looking at Patricio. Patricio’s current contract at Lisbon has a €45 million release clause and bids for him are believed to start at €30 million. A West Ham move for Patricio would make more sense with Joe Hart’s loan deal expiring at the end of the season and with the Hammers not renewing his deal. There have also been reports from Italy linking Patricio to Napoli and there are claims that negotiations are going strong. However, Premier League clubs are rumoured to be in the favoured position with Napoli not willing to spend any more than €20 million.

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