PSG offer Marco Veratti to Manchester United this summer

PSG offer Marco Veratti to Manchester United this summer

- Marco Veratti could be offered to Manchester United this summer

- The Italian midfielder has reportedly not been in terms with PSG coach

- Mourinho is said to be interested in the 25-year-old after the development

Manchester United have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti, The Sun, qouting Calciomercato.

The defensive midfielder has been expected to play a leading role with the French champions under new manager Thomas Tuchel.

But reports in Italy claimed that a meeting between the 25-year-old and new manager did not go well as had been anticipated.

And Italian media outlet, Calciomercato, now say it has led to the player's agent Mino Raiola contacted United to offer them the chance to sign him.

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The report claims the Italy international met with former Borussia Dortmund manager to discuss his plans for the coming season.

The German has been appointed as Unai Emery's successor and have been charged with turning PSG into genuine contenders to win the Champions League.

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And the 44-year-old manager, who is known to be strict in the fitness regimes of his players, appears to have upset Verratti with his views on his shape.

It is been claimed that the playmaker was told he needed to lose weight and improve his overall fitness.

United boss Mourinho will be looking to overhaul his squad this summer, in an effort to provide a better cutting edge to his team which struggled going forward.

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With the embattled Anthony Martial heading for the exit, there are perhaps two slots open for attacking players to slot in alongside Lukaku, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard in his plans.

But veteran midfielder Juan Mata could find himself surplus to requirements if a player like Verratti could be obtained.

The shock verdict has not gone down well with the Italian star, or his agent Raiola who appears to have quickly gone to work sounding out potential moves.

Spanish giants, Barcelona, are said to have declined the offer immediately, while Real Madrid and Juventus both said they were not in a position to make a bid.

However it has been claimed United boss Jose Mourinho is considering testing PSG by making an offer for Verrati's services.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported Thomas Tuchel took over the mantle from Unai Emery as manager of the Ligue 1 champions.

The Spanish coach left the club after winning two domestic titles but lost in the round of 16 in the Champions League to Real Madrid.

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