Man Utd close in on huge €70m deal for Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro

Fri 19 August 2022 | 7:51

Man Utd are closing in on the big-money signing of Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro

Manchester United

are working on getting Casemiro deal approved in the next hours - medical expected within 48 hours, once Real Madrid will approve the proposal.  Four-year deal for Casemiro, option for the further season also confirmed. €60m & €10m add-ons bid on the table.

Erik ten Hag

’s side have been looking to reinforce their midfield all summer, and a deal worth an initial 60million euros (£50.7m) is close for the Brazil international. The fee for Casemiro could rise to 70m euros (£59.2m) if clauses are met, with a four-year deal plus the option of a further season on the table.

Talk of a medical on Friday appears premature, which means he would not be registered in time for Monday’s clash with rivals


. Man Utd sit bottom of the Premier League after their 2-1 home defeat to Brighton was compounded by last weekend’s 4-0 humbling at



Casemiro – a former team-mate of

Cristiano Ronaldo

and Raphael Varane in Spain – is a five-time Champions League winner with Madrid, who he joined from Sao Paulo in his homeland in 2013. More irons are in the fire as Man Utd look to kickstart their ailing campaign at a time of intense pressure on the Glazer family.

source: SportMob

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