Expert transfer Fabrizio Romano said that MU’s contract negotiations with Marc Cucurella have ended. And the person who came to replace Luke Shaw at Old Trafford was left-back Sergio Reguilon from Tottenham.
This one also provides, MU has the option to terminate the contract in January 2024 with Reguilon, if desired.
“Sergio Reguilon to MU. Erik ten Hag’s team has reached a verbal agreement with Tottenham on a loan contract. The medical examination was conducted immediately. There will be a clause to break the loan in January”, the Italian journalist wrote on his page.
According to Athletic, MU signed Reguilon for 1 year and did not have to pay a loan fee, nor did it include an option to buy it outright. Not only that, it is possible to ‘return’ Tottenham right in the winter transfer, in case this player does not help significantly and Luke Shaw has returned.
MU’s decision to sign Reguilon came as a surprise as they previously prioritized negotiating with Chelsea’s Cucurella and thought this player would land there to relieve the left-back position, where both Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia were injured. love.
However, Chelsea’s £7 million loan fee is probably a barrier, while MU wants to bring in midfielder Sofyan Amrabat from Fiorentina.
Reguilon has not played a single minute for Tottenham this season, after spending the previous season on loan at Atletico Madrid, where he made just 12 appearances.
The 26-year-old joined Tottenham in September 2020 from Real Madrid for a fee of £ 32 million and has two years left on his contract.