The agent of Marco Asensio is eyeing securing the Manchester United deal
According to transfer news from El Chiringuito journalist Marcos Benito, Jorge Mendes wants to take’ Marco Asensio to Manchester United amid the Real Madrid contract stand-off.
Marco Asensio has become more regular for Real Madrid in recent seasons
The Spaniard has flourished under new manager Carlo Ancelotti and has helped the team win La Liga and the Champions League this term.
Having scored 12 goals in 42 matches across all competitions, the Spanish forward ended the season being the third-highest scorer for his team
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Despite Real Madrid offering him a new contract, he wants to move away
It doesn’t include any wage improvement for the 26-year-old which has made his Real Madrid future uncertain
Asensio changed his agent last April and now is represented by super-agent Jorge Mendes with whom United has maintained a great relationship over the years
Now it is believed that the Portuguese agent wants to engineer a transfer move to Old Trafford for his client
How can Asensio help United?
The contract termination of Mason Greenwood has already hurt the depth of the United frontline.
United might be better off with quality reinforcements and Asensio seems to be a great choice.
The Spaniard has a lot of experience playing in the Spanish top division and has also featured in crucial Champions League matches
This makes his expertise valuable for United who would be eyeing to get back to the prestigious tournament next season.