Manchester United and Chelsea open talks with highly-rated attacking midfielder

TuranManchester United supporting punters here inside the Football Transfer Tavern are looking over to the bar at the news from Metro – with the publication claiming that the Red Devils and Chelsea are among a number of clubs who are in talks to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan.

Speculation is growing that the Turkish midfielder will depart Diego Simeone’s side this summer, with a number of clubs keen to snap up the talented 28-year-old midfielder.

Metro claims that Manchester United and Chelsea have both opened talks to try and seal a deal for the playmaker, but there seems to be no frontrunner as of yet.

As our landlord here in the Transfer Tavern quips, Turan is undoubtedly a very effective player, and if he is signed up for a relatively good fee, it could turn out to be an astute bit of business from either Manchester United or Chelsea.

A plethora of United fans playing darts by the pool table are getting excited about the prospect of securing a deal for Turan, and feel if they could tie up a deal for him and Sergio Ramos from Real Madrid, they’ll be in real contention to lift the Premier League trophy next term.

Manchester United fans…… What do you make of this news? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

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