Real Madrid ‘tell Manchester United a £60m offer would change their mind on Casemiro’, as Spanish side name price for Brazilian star with Erik ten Hag desperate to sign a top tier midfielder
- Real Madrid have set their asking price of £60million for midfielder Casemiro
- Manchester United are keen to bring the Brazilian to Old Trafford this summer
- United are willing to offer the 30-year-old a five year contract to make the move
- Casemiro has won every title available to him during his nine year Spain stay
Real Madrid have named their asking price of £60million for five-times Champions League winning midfielder Casemiro amid interest from Manchester United.
As a new day see’s the desperate English club linked with a host of players as the transfer clock ticks down, United are now interested in bringing the midfielder to Old Trafford.
The Champions League holders previously stated their intentions to bring no new signings to the club, but could see one of their most successful ever players leave, with the La Liga giants having set their asking price for Casemiro as reported by Football Espana.
Five-times Champions League winner Casemiro (middle) is wanted by Manchester United
The Brazilian helped Madrid win the La Liga, Champions League, and Super Cup last season
United boss Erik ten Hag has been trying to lure a La Liga midfielder to Manchester all summer in the shape of Frenkie de Jong, but the Premier League outfit may instead find themselves turning their focus to Madrid.
Casemiro has three years left on his current contract at the Bernabeu but is being offered the chance to make a huge payday at the age of 30, with United ready to offer the Brazilian a five year contract.
Casemiro was awarded man-of-the-match in Madrid’s recent UEFA Supercup win
The South American star could double his wage by moving to England, with United reportedly willing to do a deal worth £9million per season, and would follow in the footsteps of Raphael Varane who made the same switch last year.
Madrid, although reluctant to sell one of their prized assets won’t stand in the way of Casemiro leaving the club given his great relationship with club chiefs after almost 10 years in the Spanish capital.
The issue for United however is their ability to lure a serial winner such as Casemiro to the Premier League, with the defensive midfielder winning every available title during his time in Spain so far.
A quick glance at the two sides shows the quality that Casemiro would have to part with should he join Ten Hag’s side, with him swapping playing alongside Toni Kroos and Luka Modric, to joining a midfield alongside Scott McTominay and Fred.
United’s current estimation falls £10million short of Madrid’s asking price, but with the transfer window slamming shut and the Reds slumping to bottom in the league, a compromise may well have to be made.
Man United boss Erik ten Hag is desperate to bring more players to his new club this summer
Madrid are demanding £60million for the 30-year-old to be allowed to leave this summer
Casemiro joined Real Madrid from Brazilian side Sao Paulo in 2013 and during his trophy-laden spell at the club has won the La Liga three times, the Champions League five times, the Fifa Club World Cup three times, and the Spanish Cup once.
During the same spell, United have won the Premier League once, the Europa League, the League Cup, and the FA Cup, with the club last winning silverware in 2017.