Football transfer rumours: Alex Sandro to Manchester United?

Today’s tell-all doesn’t care about your damn yellow buzzards

In need of a left-back and ready to plump for experience over youth, José Mourinho will look beyond Celtic’s Kieran Tierney and sign Alex Sandro from Juventus instead. A deal could be done following next Saturday’s FA Cup final and any such transaction looks likely to spell the end of Luke Shaw’s miserable stay at Old Trafford. Juve are prepared to let Sandro leave this summer, but will demand £55m for the 27-year-old, while Shaw is attracting interest from Tottenham Hotspur and Everton. Daley Blind and Matteo Darmian are also expected to leave United and their departures would help trim the club’s wage bill by the thick end of £10m.

Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri has made no secret of the fact he’d quite like Antonio Conte’s job at Chelsea and speculation is already mounting that the two men might swap roles. Reports from Naples say the club’s deep-lying midfielder, Jorginho, reckons Sarri would take him to Chelsea, while Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur are also interested in making a Premier League player of the 26-year-old Italy international who is valued at just over £50m.

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via Football | The Guardian

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