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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is determined to sign Lorenzo Pellegrini in January



Manchester United are reportedly ready to double the salary of Lorenzo Pellegrini from Rome.

A Italian Football reports say Jose Mourinho was interested in the 22-year-old central midfielder and wants the club to send him in January.

It is said that Roma are desperate to remove or significantly increase the € 30million release clause currently in Pellegrini's contract, with United ready to trigger it.

Pellegrini currently earns € 1 million a year in Rome and United are said to be willing to give him an annual salary of € 2 million.

Meanwhile, Mourinho is also eyeing West Ham's Declan Rice, claimed.

That Bintang Harian said United had officially expressed their interest & # 39; at the 19-year-old West Ham center-back, who is seen as one of the most promising defenders in the Premier League.

West Ham were keen to defend Rice but he reportedly refused the club's latest £ 20,000 contract offer.

At another place, Sun said United had identified Jordan Pickford as a potential replacement for David de Gea.

Manchester United headlines, 18 November

De Gea's contract ends at the end of the season. The club has the option to trigger a one-year extension but may not have decided to cash it this summer to avoid losing him to the next free term.

Juventus is one of the clubs interested in Spanish international players.

Mourinho is reported to be watching Brighton defender Lewis Dunk as he continues to look for a central defender who will strengthen his squad.

That Sunday Express claiming United are confident they can tempt Dunk away from Brighton, although the England defender only signed a contract extension until 2023 with the Seagulls last month.

Lewis Dunk is being linked with a move to Old Trafford

Mino Raiola reportedly flew to Milan to discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic's future with the Serie A club – and Italian Football said he could also use the trip as an opportunity to meet Juventus officials and discuss the possibility of Paul Pogba returning to Turin.

The article seems pure speculation as far as Pogba's talk is concerned, so it might be best to take it with a little salt.

Finally, Napoli refused a € 90million offer from Manchester United for Kalidou Koulibaly, a Italian Football report said.

Senegalese Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly is highly valued by Serie A.

The report cites & # 39; claims from English and Italian newspapers & # 39; and said Mourinho was a great admirer of the Senegal center back.

Koulibaly's contract in Naples lasted until 2023 and United may have to pay more than € 100 million to win players from Italy.

Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Real Madrid are also credited with interest in players.


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