Reports: Manchester United closing in on Lisandro Martinez
Multiple reports are claiming Manchester United are closing in on a deal for Lisandro Martinez.
ESPN report United are ‘set to sign’ the defender with Ajax now actively looking at replacements for the Argentina international.
The Athletic report United ‘appear to have won the race’ for Martinez ahead of Arsenal, although say further talks are required to finally close the deal.
The Telegraph report Ajax have accepted defeat over keeping Martinez, with United expected to meet their £46 million asking price.
United closing in on Lisandro Martinez
Martinez could become Manchester United’s second summer signing, following Tyrell Malacia.
A deal is still on for Christian Eriksen, with ESPN reporting the free agent could still fly out to join the club’s pre-season tour once a deal is signed off.
The one deal hanging in the balance is the hopes of signing Frenkie de Jong.
The Dutchman has returned to training with Barcelona and Fabrizio Romano says the deal is ‘stalling’, and claims the player does not intend to leave.
Separately and related to the Lisandro Martinez transfer, The Telegraph report Phil Jones, Axel Tuanzebe and Eric Bailly are all available for transfer.