If by now you were not sure that summer transfer window has indeed kicked off then this news will make you believe that we must brace ourselves for some crazy rumours in coming weeks.
According to the reports from Get French Football News and Goal.com, it has been confirmed that Blaise Matuidi is on his way to Manchester United and will sign a contract with The Red Devils before France’s Euro 2016 semi final clash vs Germany.
Before you decide to thrash the credibility of the website, see below the tweet from Get French Football News which has clearly stated that Matuidi is due to fly in to Manchester later today.
According to Canal +'s @FloraMoussy, Mino Raiola wants to bring Blaise Matuidi to Manchester United.
— Get French Football (@GFFN) July 4, 2016
The rumours are largely based on Matuidi being one of Mino Raiola’s clients and the super agent is trying to force a move for another of his clients to Old Trafford this summer. Lack of a midfield enforcer is something which has also given a huge boost to this insane transfer speculation.
Chances of Matuidi signing for Manchester United – 1/5
For now it is nothing but a wild twitter fire which has stirred plenty of pots till now. However, Matuidi is 29-year-old and United are still clearly interested in signing Paul Pogba this summer.
And if Pogba is signed then Matuidi’s transfer will not be needed. At this time it is an opportunist reporting by the French media and I do not see Blaise Matuidi joining Manchester United this summer under any viable circumstances.
However, one man who will join United tonight is Henrikh Mkhitaryan after the Dortmund forward is currently undergoing his medical at United’s training ground – Read More.