Alvaro Morata to Manchester United for £60m, James Rodriguez too? | Transfer news

by Sam Peoples

Manchester United have stepped up their pursuit of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata with a second bid of £60m and it looks like Jose Mourinho is closing in on his first major signing this summer.

A shrewd move by Man United indicates that we will be paying more upfront to Real Madrid to entice them into the deal more and that’s a very smart play given their need for money if they want to sign Kylian Mbappe.

As well as that, the James Rodriguez links are wrapped up into one transfer story with a pricetag of £60m on the Colombian as well. After Morata’s comments saying he hopes to be teammates with Rodriguez next season it has got United fans wondering whether that could be in the red of Manchester…

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