Manchester United were ripped apart at Anfield, they must improve the backline and lately, the name of Alessandro Bastoni is back in the lime light.
Last summer, reports suggested that the Red Devils targeted the signing of the Italian international and Inter demanded a fee of 60 million euros for their asset.
In the end, Erik ten Hag moved to lure Lisandro Martinez from Ajax. As per the latest reports going on in the media, Man Utd could meet Bastoni’s wage demands to hire his services.
The Azzurri star’s current deal will expire next year and the Nerazzurri want to extend his stay at the San Siro.
According to Inter Live, currently, the 23-year-old center back earns, 4 million euros a season and the Italian giants are willing to offer him a salary of 4.5 million euros a season.
However, the news source have mentioned the youngster would like a new deal that will make him earn around 6 million euros a season.
It is reported that Premier League clubs pose the biggest threat to Inter Milan. Tottenham could pay 7 million euros per year to the player, on the other hand, Man Utd could agree a deal worth 8 million euros a year i.e. £136,000 a week to sign Bastoni.
The 17-capped international was part of the Italy squad that won the European championships in 2021 and he has won every major domestic prize in the country for Inter Milan.
At Old Trafford, the future of skipper, Harry Maguire, has been up in the air because Ten Hag has mainly kept him out of the starting XI.
In your view, should Man Utd sign Alessandro Bastoni to replace the England international?