United 'launch shock Godin bid' on deadline day

United 'launch shock Godin bid' on deadline day
United 'launch shock Godin bid' on deadline day

Manchester United are being linked with a shock transfer deadline day swoop for Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin.

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United are in the market for a new centre-back but have faced frustration over their top targets.

Leicester City are said to want a world record fee for Harry Maguire, Tottenham want around £50m for Toby Alderweireld, who has one year left on his deal, and Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng has reportedly said he has no interest in moving to Manchester.

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As they cast around for last-minute additions – with the summer’s transfer work only yielding Lee Grant, Fred and Diego Dalot so far – United have made a late move for Godin, according to Sky Sports News.

The 32-year-old is a crucial cog in Diego Simeone’s Atleti team and showed his class with a superb campaign at the World Cup with Uruguay, as they reached the quarter-finals.

The centre-back has won La Liga and six cup competitions with Atleti – as well as being in the teams which lost in the final of the Champions League in both 2014 and 2016.

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