Man Utd transfer news: United monitoring £51m Atalanta center-back

In today's Man Utd transfer news - Manchester United are monitoring Atalanta center-back Giorgio Scalvini. The player is valued around £51million.

Atalanta BC v US Sassuolo - Coppa Italia
Atalanta BC v US Sassuolo - Coppa Italia / Jonathan Moscrop/GettyImages
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Manchester United are looking to sign a center-back preferably in January. However, it is unlikely to happen due to Financial Fair Play restrictions. But, when Manchester United wants to fill a position, multiple players will get linked. And, this Man Utd transfer news is all about such a link as according to HITC, Manchester United have sent their scouts to monitor Atalanta center-back Giorgio Scalvini. United has done business with Atalanta in the last few years with the signings of Amad Diallo and Rasmus Hojlund. The Italian center-back is on the radar of many top European clubs. Tottenham Hotspurs were also linked to the player this month. Atalanta is looking at a price of around £51million to sell Giorgio Scalvini. With Raphael Varane leaving in the summer for free, Manchester United will be desperate to sign a replacement, and Giorgio Scalvini is tipped to be one of the ideal players.

Man Utd transfer news: Giorgio Scalvini to Manchester United

Manchester United scouts have watched Giorgio Scalvini play against AS Roma. And, they will send their reports about the player and his capabilities. So, it will be interesting to see the development of this Man Utd transfer news on Giorgio Scalvini to Manchester United. The 20-year-old Italian defender is catching the eyes of various European clubs. Also, it is worth noting that there is immense scope for improvement in the game of Giorgio Scalvini. So, will Erik ten Hag accept Scalvini as a replacement for the experienced Raphael Varane? This will create a huge question mark on this deal. However, looking at how Ten Hag likes to nurture young talents, Giorgio Scalvini can be a perfect signing for the Dutch manager who is striving to bring Manchester United back to the top of English and European football.

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