As far as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is concerned, Borussia Dortmund ace Jadon Sancho is his top priority, but Manchester United are eager to sign a new centre-back to partner Harry Maguire at Old Trafford, according to reports.
According to Mundo Deportivo, as cited by Sport Witness per @utdreport, Solskjaer has indicated that Villarreal and Spanish star Pau Torres is the signing he needs to rebuild the Red Devils defence in the summer.
Torres, 23, finds himself on Barcelona’s radar as well after impressing at the Estadio de la Ceramica this season.
The Spain international, who has won one cap for his country so far, scored on his debut in the 7-0 thrashing of Malta in the Euro 2020 qualifiers last year.
While their asking price may look steep at first, it is still some way off what Ed Woodward is willing to pay for Napoli powerhouse Kalidou Koulibaly. Indeed the Spaniard, who stands at 191cm tall, could turn out to be a shrewd signing, as he scored two goals and supplied one assist in La Liga this season, making 1 tackle per game via WhoScored.
Unsurprisingly, lots of United fans waxed lyrical over the “colossus” on social media, with one supporter tweeting he is “top class,” while another added he would be a “fantastic” signing in the summer.
Scroll through some of the glowing reactions so far…
Need to get him and Sancho
— Trey (@UTDTrey) July 30, 2020
If we can get him, he’d be great. Colossus at the back for Villarreal so far, snap hm up !
— Mohawk Watch (@mohawkwatch) July 30, 2020
We really need this kid, the guy is fantastic
— Aminu Isah Usman (@AminuIsahUsman3) July 30, 2020
yes pls..he is one of the best possible CB we can get in this transfer window.
— Ney (@BurmeseRed) July 30, 2020
Here’s a compilation of him! TOP CLASS player 🔥👀 https://t.co/6ylN5wj4Uu
— IS (@_AM9___) July 30, 2020
Literally looks like a mini Laporte. Get the cheque book out
— Sophisticated algorithm🔰🇿🇼🇿🇦 (@n_chid) July 30, 2020
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