Manchester United and their pursuit of Moroccan midfielder Sofyan Amrabat has taken a significant stride forward as they have reached an agreement on Fiorentina’s asking fee. The Red Devils have presented a bid worth £30 million to the Serie A side. They are now one step away from completing the transfer. Consequently, bolstering their midfield options for the upcoming season.
United Inches Closer to Amrabat Signing
According to exclusive reports from Sport Italia, Manchester United has presented a bid worth £30 million to Fiorentina for the signature of Sofyan Amrabat. This offer is identical to the Serie A side’s maximum desired fee of £30 million for the talented midfielder. The news outlet suggests that the Red Devils are now just one step away from securing the African star.
Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the Moroccan dressing room after their World Cup semi-final against France highlights the recognition Amrabat has received for his impressive performances. The French president personally acknowledged him as “the best midfielder of the tournament.”
Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag knows the player well from their time together at Utrecth. The Dutchman understands Amrabat’s qualities as a solid holding midfielder. Nevertheless, this has likely fueled Manchester United’s interest in acquiring him for their squad.
World Cup Success and Increased Value
Amrabat’s standout performances during the 2022 World Cup, where he helped Morocco reach the semi-finals, have significantly increased his value in the transfer market. His outstanding displays on the global stage have attracted attention from several top clubs, including Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, and Barcelona.
Despite the heightened interest. Amrabat has reportedly agreed to personal terms with Manchester United. However, he may not immediately secure a spot in the starting XI due to the presence of Brazil’s defensive midfield stalwart, Casemiro. Nevertheless, the acquisition of Amrabat will provide United with a versatile and talented option in the midfield. Further bolstering their squad depth and offering valuable competition for starting spots.
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