Manchester United have finalised personal terms with Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier. The Ivory Coast international is currently appealing his assault conviction in France, and the move will be dependent on the final judgement.
According to Goal.com, United are on the cusp of signing Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain after having agreed on a five-year deal for his proposed transfer. The 24-year-old had also attracted interest from Chelsea during the transfer window, but the right-back has made his mind up to join the Red Devils.
Aurier has managed 57 league outings during his three-year stint in Parc des Princes, but he will be allowed to leave this summer owing to competition from the likes of Dani Alves and Thomas Meunier.
The right-back is a position in need of sufficient strengthening at United with Timothy Fosu-Mensah having joined Crystal Palace on a season-long loan. Matteo Darmian is currently the only suitable backup to Antonio Valencia on the right side of the backline, but Mourinho sees the Italian more adept for the left-back spot.
Aurier had been found guilty of assaulting a police officer outside a Paris nightclub in September last year, and this has seen him banned from travelling to the UK after his visa was revoked prior to a Champions League outing at Arsenal.
Both Paris Saint-Germain and United are yet to finalise a transfer fee, but a sum of around £27m is likely to be sufficient to do business for the former Toulouse man.
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