Manchester United have been linked with Italian international and Inter Milan star, Alessandro Bastoni, for some time and the latest reports are intriguing.
In the summer, La Gazzetta Dello Sport talked about United’s interest in luring the £53million-rated center half but in the end, Erik ten Hag opted to sign Martinez to improve the central defense.
Moreover, last month, the renowned source (GdS) revealed that the Red Devils are bidding to secure the signature of the Azzurri star.
Now, Spanish media outlet, Fichajes, have claimed Ten Hag is pressing to finally secure the signing of the 23-year-old defender.
It is stated that the Dutch manager is obsessed and has asked Man United to push and sign the 16-capped international.
Bastoni is one of the best central defenders in the Serie A. He won the Scudetto in the 2020-21 campaign under the guidance of Antonio Conte. Moreover, he lifted the Coppa Italia and the Italian Supercopa trophies last season under Simone Inzaghi.
The Italian was part of the senior nationalsquad that won the European Championships last year but he only made a single appearance in the tournament.
At Old Trafford, Martinez and Varane are proving to be brilliant in the central defense under Ten Hag. However, depth is a massive concern because Lindelof and Maguire have been inconsistent.
In such a situation, do you think Man Utd should splash £53million to sign Bastoni from Inter Milan?