Both clubs are eager to make a mark on European football, having seen disastrous exits from Champions League football this season. PSG’s will hurt more in view of their humungous spending over the summer.
Jose Mourinho, however, is in the process of rebuilding his squad and although he initially mentioned midfield as the primary area requiring reinforcements in the summer, their defense might see an arrival, and he might be from PSG.
As per RMC Sport, Man Utd are ‘prepared to welcome’ Layvin Kurzawa to Old Trafford, in a bid to best bolster their option at left-back. The source adds that PSG will be demanding a bid of at least €25 million for the French star. (via Sports Witness)
At 25 years of age, the price seems understandable and might even be viewed as a bargain when seen in contrast to the prices that defenders are attracting elsewhere.
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His arrival would solve the problems at left-back, which Ashley Young is manning quite well but simply cannot be seen as a sustainable bet owing to his age. While Kurzawa isn’t exactly a world-class talent, his price tag is one that the English side can readily afford.
But if PSG are indeed willing to sell, then…