Manchester United and Chelsea dealt major blow in race to sign transfer target

Miranda.jpgManchester United and Chelsea fans here inside the Football Transfer Tavern are not happy with what they have just read in the Daily Star – with the publication claiming that Serie A giants Juventus are eyeing an £18 million bid for Atletico Madrid defender Miranda.

It is common knowledge here in the Transfer Tavern that the Brazilian defender is a transfer target for Premier League duo Chelsea and Manchester United.

Miranda, 30, has been an ever-present figure in the Atletico Madrid backline in recent seasons, and it is no surprise to see the centre-back attract interest from the top-flight of English football.

A plethora of Manchester United fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern are feeling pretty miffed about the news, with almost all of them agreeing that they would love to add a new centre-back to the squad in this upcoming summer transfer window.

Manchester United and Chelsea fans….. What do you make of this news? Would you be gutted to lose out on Miranda? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

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