Man United are closing in on a deal to sign Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, according to reports.
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Ramos is understood to be looking for an exit from the Bernabeu, and Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is believed to have made the Spanish international a key transfer target this summer.
According to respected Spanish journalist Paco Gonzalez, United are preparing a mammoth offer to put on the table for Real Madrid to ponder over.
NOTICIA @partidodelas12: El Madrid espera una gran oferta del Manchester United por SERGIO RAMOS. Así se lo ha hecho saber Jorge Mendes
— elpartidodelas12 (@partidodelas12) July 7, 2015
The tweet from the COPE journalist suggests Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes will become involved in negotiations, and the player advisor already has a long history in dealing with Manchester United.
According to Metro [via AS] on Tuesday, Real Madrid had offered United the opportunity to sign the 29-year-old for a mega fee of £63.7m, and it remains to be seen if the Red Devils’ offer as anything around that region.