It’s worldwide week, so Spain defender Pau Torres finds himself linked with a transfer to Manchester United as soon as once more.
This time the hyperlinks could also be value taking extra severely, with the summer time switch window creeping up.
The MENreport Torres could be open to a transfer to Manchester United this summer time if the chance got here alongside.
The report additionally highlights that Torres is a left-footed defender, which would offer steadiness to United’s backline.
United’s switch priorities are continuously evolving forward of the switch window, and it’s unclear at this stage how a lot cash can be dedicated to signing a centre-back.
Torres has a launch clause of £52 million in his contract, which isn’t excessive like Jules Kounde’s, however United could possibly get him cheaper.
It is because The MEN report Villarreal are open to a swap deal, and United do have the proper participant for this, Eric Bailly.
United signed Bailly from Villarreal in 2016 for £30 million and SkySports report he’s sad at being third alternative.
Whereas Bailly is a fan favorite at Outdated Trafford, he has taken almost 5 years to play 100 video games, amid a succession of accidents.
Pau Torres has performed 70 video games prior to now two seasons mixed, and this season is just not but full.
Purely from a viewpoint of reliability, Torres is an improve on Bailly, and if Villarreal are open to a swap deal, then this could work for United.
Villarreal would get a well-liked substitute for Torres into the discount, and Bailly could be given his probability to play common soccer, and see if he can maintain as much as it. At United he’s third alternative, and that doesn’t appear to be altering.
Torres has had sturdy season
United may see Pau Torres within the Europa League closing ought to we get there. The La Liga aspect are one of many stronger groups within the different half of the draw.
He’s thriving below Unai Emery at Villarreal, who was quoted by Soccer.London: “Pau Torres is an incredible participant – I believe he’s prime,”I’ve been a coach in Sevilla, PSG, Arsenal and I’ve by no means seen a centre-back like Pau Torres.
“I believe he’s going to play on the highest degree, he’s taking part in now within the nationwide staff however he can play within the prime groups within the Europe very quickly.”
Torres’ good fashion of defending has seen him choose up only one reserving in 32 appearances this season.
Actual Madrid are additionally eager on Torres as a possible successor for Sergio Ramos, Aim report.
Regardless of our earlier discuss his typically superb reliability, Torres is just not within the Spain squad this week as a consequence of his first damage of the season. It’s a minor muscle challenge, and he’s anticipated again in April for his membership.