Publication Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:29
Manchester United have misplaced their hopes of signing Benfica defender Ruben Dias, in response to experiences in Portugal.
United strengthened his protection this summer time with the signing of Leicester Metropolis defender Harry Maguire, however the membership was 12th within the Premier League standings after a nasty begin to the season, Report experiences that the Pink Devils owe it to Dias, 22 years previous.
Nonetheless, Benfica needs the defender to grow to be the "new" Luisao, who retired on the finish of final season, after accumulating greater than 500 appearances for the membership.
To do that, the president of the membership, Luis Felipe Vieira, ought to improve the discharge clause of Dias from 66 to 88 million euros, in addition to to make him captain of the staff.
It’s mentioned that rising its exit prices and strengthening its place on the facet will deter would-be contenders – together with the Pink Devils – from sniffing at its availability.
Benfica reportedly refused a Lyon supply to Dias Lyonnais prior to now and wished to guarantee that the gamers could be protected from new speculations and pursuits.
On the identical time, Thursday's European newspapers recommend that United face competitors from Actual Madrid in the event that they need to signal a star within the Premier League .
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