Sources from Italy said, MU is trying to attract midfielder Alessandro Bastoni to Old Trafford in the 2024 summer transfer window.
Bastoni is one of the best central defenders in European football in the past two years.
At the age of 24, the Italian player soon played a prominent role for Inter Milan.
From Antonio Conte to Simone Inzaghi today, Bastoni shows the ability to adapt to different tactical requirements.
Bastoni is constantly improving his tactical awareness. This helps him become a target for clubs football Europe’s leading.
MU and Real Madrid are the teams that soon expressed their desire to sign Bastoni, a central defender who is very good at deploying the ball from behind.
In Serie A this season, Bastoni has 93.6% accuracy of short passes; Average passing efficiency 92.5%; while long passes reach 67.5%.
In addition, he stood out with 24 passes into the final third of the field. These are positive indicators for a midfielder.
MU’s scouting team has long put Bastoni on the list of important targets.
Now, coach Erik ten Hag wants to speed up the negotiation process to bring the Italian international to Old Trafford to replace Victor Lindelof.
Inter must save operating budget, often selling stars each summer to invest in younger targets.
Therefore, Bastoni is considering moving to an environment with more aspirations, especially at the level of European tournaments, and is looking forward to the next decade.
Coach Ten Hag commits to developing the MU football project in the 2024-25 season. This creates an attraction for Bastoni, in addition to the promise of a higher salary than the income at Inter.
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