Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot appeared to confirm his departure Manchester United while interacting with fans.
The French player has become a target of the Red Devils, with report shows a fee of £15m has been agreed with Juve.
Rabiot appears to have confirmed that a transfer will take place, telling Juventus in a post from a fan:
Erik ten Hag’s side are in dire need of reinforcements in the midfield after a bad start to the Premier League campaign.
United have lost their opening two games, losing 2-1 to Brighton & Hove Albion and being beaten 4-0 by Brentford.
The performances of midfield duo Scott McTominay and Fred have been criticized and the former has been put off after the defeat to Brighton.
Juventus begin their Serie A campaign on the night of Monday, August 15 against Sassaulo at the Allianz Stadium.
Rabiot is suspended so will not participate in the farewell match of the Old Lady.
The midfielder made 45 appearances for Juve last season and has 29 caps for France.
He is likely to go straight to United’s team if he does, with Ten Hag eager to make changes to his team.
The Dutch strategist spoke after United’s terrible 4-0 loss to Brentford, speech:
“We need new players and quality players. We will try and convince them to join.”
A new midfield for Manchester United
Manchester United have yet to give up their pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong.
The long-term transfer saga is still ongoing and the latest developments come as De Jong has admitted to teammates that he could join the Red Devils, according to reports. SPORT.
The Dutch star previously played under Ten Hag at Ajax, with the duo winning two Eredivisie titles together.
De Jong could come along with Rabiot at a crucial time for Ten Hag, who is starting to feel the pressure after two shock defeats.
The Red Devils next face arch-rivals Liverpool at home.
A third defeat in a row for United will only add turmoil to the chaotic situation at Old Trafford.
There are still question marks over the future of star Cristiano Ronaldo, who seems to want to leave the club.
Ten Hag has had to deal with the Portuguese star’s situation and lack of additions in a difficult start for the Manchester United manager.