Manchester United are reportedly taken with signing Josko Gvardiol from RB Leipzig.
As per The Telegraph, United are protecting tabs on the 20 12 months previous, who’s touted to be one of the promising defenders of the long run.
The Croatian’s contract at Leipzig runs until 2026, which implies United must shell out a substantial quantity to lure him to Outdated Trafford.
In accordance with the CIES Soccer Observatory, Gvardiol is the second most dear centre again on the planet with an estimated value of €99.8 million.
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Telegraph expects the asking value to be wherever between £40 and £50 million.
Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are additionally mentioned to have an interest within the participant.
Gvardiol is a progressive defender, identified for dribbling out with the ball to facilitate build-up.
🤤 Of the 87 gamers to try 40 or extra dribbles, Josko Gvardiol had the most effective dribble success charge (75.5%) within the Bundesliga final season pic.twitter.com/gG5G4iezgP
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Being left-footed, he would slot completely within the left centre again place at Man United.
Gvardiol is snug with the ball at his toes, and would go well with Erik ten Hag’s model of soccer.
His defensive stats are nice too, with the Croatian averaging 3.22 interceptions per 90 minutes.
United are mentioned to be taken with Ajax’s Jurrien Timber and Villarreal’s Paul Torres however neither tales have important growth to date.
If both deal stalls, United ought to be throughout Gvardiol. The worth could be steep, however the membership can see it as a long-term funding in a future star.