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Man Utd on red alert as transfer target Saul Niguez posts tweet saying he will announce his ‘new club’ in three days

MANCHESTER UNITED target Saul Niguez is set to announce his next club in the next three days.

The Atletico Madrid midfielder posted on Twitter that he would end speculation over his next move.

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez and his tweet which said he will reveal his new club in three days’ time

United chiefs have been linked with a £70million move for the player.

Translated from Spanish, his tweet said: “I wanted to communicate something important for you.”

Underneath that he posted a graphic saying ‘nuevo club’ or new club.

According to Madrid newspaper AS, Old Trafford chiefs have agreed a £72m fee for the player.

Niguez has made over 300 appearances for Atleti.

He reached the Champions League final with them in 2016, losing to rivals Real Madrid.

Manchester City were also interested in the 25-year-old.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been after another creative midfielder.

Niguez had a £130m release clause in his contract but due to a financial meltdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, they are likely to take just half that amount.


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