Hojlund has emerged as one of Manchester United’s top targets for the current transfer window, as the club seeks a new center-forward. A pivotal week in determining his destiny is approaching, and things are about to heat up.
In an unpleasant twist, Paris Saint-Germain have lately confirmed their interest in Hojlund. Man United, on the other hand, are set to start their own push to sign the rising Danish sensation.
Man United will ‘very definitely’ begin the auction for Hojlund on Friday or Saturday, according to Alfredo Pedulla.
Atalanta is expecting an offer in the area of €70 million, plus €5 million in bonuses, for a total package worth roughly £64 million.
It remains to be seen whether Manchester United’s initial proposal will reach those heights. After all, one of the reasons they chose Hojlund was that other targets were too costly.
In any case, less than a year after signing him from Sturm Graz, it appears Atalanta will soon have something to answer to.
Gian Piero Gasperini’s side is already preparing for Hojlund’s exit by scheduling a physical with El Bilal Toure ahead of his club-record move from Almeria.
Pedulla further claims that Hojlund ‘only has one club in mind’ despite the involvement from PSG, virtually corroborating what TEAMtalk exclusively published lately.
In fact, he is thought to have already settled on his wage at Manchester United. It is now up to the two clubs to negotiate.
Hojlund could still be in England this weekend after being named to Atalanta’s team for a pre-season friendly against Bournemouth.
However, if his Manchester United move progresses, he may be left out of the traveling party.