MX23RW : Tuesday, October 15 01:58:37| >> :600:38476508:38476508:

Manchester United 'considering Ante Rebic swoop'

Man Utd 'considering Ante Rebic swoop'
© Reuters
Manchester United reportedly line up Croatia international Ante Rebic as a possible backup option if they miss out on the signings of Willian and Ivan Perisic.

Manchester United have reportedly identified Eintracht Frankfurt winger Ante Rebic as a possible alternative to primary transfer targets Willian and Ivan Perisic.

Manager Jose Mourinho is eager to bring in more attacking reinforcements before the start of the new Premier League season, with only Fred and Diogo Dalot having arrived at Old Trafford so far this summer.

The Red Devils have been strongly linked with a move for Chelsea winger Willian and are now considered to be favourites for his signature after Barcelona completed a deal to sign Malcom.

United are also considering reviving their interest in Inter Milan forward Perisic following his performances at the World Cup, but The Independent reports that they could make a move for Perisic's Croatia teammate Rebic.

The 24-year-old is significantly younger than United's two other targets and would also be much cheaper, with Chelsea demanding up to £70m for Willian and Inter holding out for £80m for Perisic.

Rebic only joined Frankfurt on a permanent deal earlier this summer, with the German outfit triggering an option for just €2m (£1.7m) to sign him from Fiorentina.

Willian is still understood to be Mourinho's priority, but Rebic is now regarded as a contingency plan for United should they miss out on their top target.

body check tags ::

Click here for more stories about Ante Rebic

Click here for more stories about Manchester United

Share this article now:
Instagram - Follow Sports Mole
Chelsea's Willian celebrates scoring their first goal against Crystal Palace on March 10, 2018
Read Next:
Man Utd 'clear favourites for WIllian'
>

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool88002061424
2Manchester CityMan City85122791816
3Arsenal84311311215
4Leicester CityLeicester8422147714
5Chelsea84221814414
6Crystal Palace842288014
7Burnley8332119212
8West Ham UnitedWest Ham83321111012
9Tottenham HotspurSpurs83231412211
10Bournemouth83231313011
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves82421111010
12Manchester UnitedMan Utd82339819
13Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd82337709
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8233810-29
15Aston Villa8224131218
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8224513-88
17Southampton8215815-77
18Everton8215613-77
19Norwich CityNorwich82061021-116
20Watford8035420-163

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!