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Manchester United prepare January transfer swoop for £129m-rated star

Manchester United are reportedly ready to try a move for Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez in the January transfer window as they make the midfielder a priority target.

According to Don Balon, the Red Devils are planning to try to lure Saul to Old Trafford this winter, with the deal likely to cost around £129million.

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While that’s obviously very expensive, it’s an ambitious deal that looks badly needed at Man Utd right now after their dire start to the season, with Saul a huge upgrade on the midfielders they currently have.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer surely cannot carry on for the rest of 2019/20 with the likes of Nemanja Matic, Fred, Andreas Pereira and Scott McTominay his key players alongside Paul Pogba if he is to get the club back into the top four.

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Saul Niguez to Manchester United in the January transfer window?

Saul has shown his world class ability for Atletico down the years and looks a worthwhile long-term investment at £129m.

The 24-year-old is a fine all-rounder in the middle of the park and could be just the player to finally help get the best out of Pogba at MUFC.

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