Manchester United will hold more talks with Veronique Rabiot on MONDAY over a £15m move for her son Adrien… with a fee already agreed with Juventus for the midfielder
- Manchester United have struggled to attract top players this summer
- They may find it even harder to persuade stars after losing 4-0 to Brentford
- Erik ten Hag is attempting to bring in French midfielder Adrien Rabiot
- It comes as Frenkie de Jong’s move to the club looks increasingly unlikely
Manchester United will hold further talks with Adrien Rabiot’s mum Veronique on Monday.
Football director John Murtough met Veronique in Turin on Friday and scheduled to reconvene talks over her son’s personal terms at the start of the week.
A fee is already in place between United and Juventus for the France international midfielder.
Adrien Rabiot is currently in talks over a move from Juventus to Manchester United
United also want to add a striker and winger and have a number of options under consideration. PSV Eindhoven’s Cody Gakpo and Stuttgart’s Sasa Kalajdzic remain on the list.
United will have more funds to play with if their move for Frenkie de Jong collapses amid concerns he will join Chelsea instead.
The need for new players at United became clearer than ever on Saturday night, as Erik ten Hag’s side found themselves 4-0 down to Brentford after just 35 minutes.
Erik ten Hag has struggled to attract the players he has wanted this summer
United hit a new low in their 4-0 loss at Brentford on Saturday night
It was the first time the club had conceded four first half goals in the Premier League era.
Speaking after the game, ten Hag told Sky Sports: ‘I think we need new players.
‘We need quality players and we are working on that. We will do everything we can to bring them in.’
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