Man United transfer news: Red Devils show interest in Atletico Madrid star

Tanish Chachra
|Published 17/05/2019

Man United transfer news: Red Devils show interest in Atletico Madrid star after his buyout clause got revealed by his agent.

Manchester United need immediate reinforcements in the midfield as Ander Herrera and Juan Mata are set to leave the Old Trafford on a free transfer.

Therefore, according to Manchester evening news, Man United are reportedly poised to re-ignite their interest for Thomas Partey after his buyout clause got revealed.

Ole Solskjaer side struggled to obtain anything significant this season, additionally they lost the top-4 race in the premier league this season.

Thus, the Man United manager has made no secret about the need of landing new signings amid squad overhaul. Hence, making the Ghanaian International a viable target for Manchester United.

It is further reported that Manchester United started showing interest in him after his agent Daniel Jimenez revealed his buyout clause in an interaction with Passione Inter, which is reasonable for a player with attributes of Partey.

“I can say that right now, I haven’t talked to anyone, even if Inter are a top club. There’s a €50 million release clause in his contract, a figure that’s cheap for a player like Thomas.”

“We’ll wait for the season to end and then we’ll see.” said Jimenez.

The 25-year-old midfielder has been crucial for Atletico Madrid this season, as he appeared in 40 matches across all competitions for Los Rojniblancos.

His exhibits helped the Spanish club to secure the runner-up position in the current edition of La Liga, ahead of their city rivals Real Madrid.

Despite having the quality to plug the void in Man United midfield, Partey is happy in Atletico Madrid and further wants to continue with his club.

However, transfer windows are always uncertain and the brand power of Manchester United can compel the midfielder to overturn his decision.

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Manchester United’s season is over with the conclusion of the Premier league. Further, they will start their next campaign with their first friendly match against Perth Glory.

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Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra is the Motorsport editor at The SportsRush. He saw his first race when F1 visited India in 2011, and since then, his romance with the sport has been seasonal until he took up this role in 2020. Reigniting F1's coverage on this site, Tanish has fallen in love with the sport all over again. He loves Kimi Raikkonen and sees a future world champion in Oscar Piastri. Away from us, he loves to snuggle inside his books.

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