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Sport Man United and Porto '£6m apart in their valuations of Alex Telles'

04:30  30 september  2020
04:30  30 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Manchester United 'agree five-year deal with Alex Telles'

  Manchester United 'agree five-year deal with Alex Telles' The Brazilian full-back has reportedly agreed a five-year contract to join the Red Devils this summer. It comes as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to improve his options in defence.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been keen to add a left-back to the squad during this summer's transfer window.

The Telegraph claim Manchester United are hoping that left-back Alex Telles ' determination to move to Old Trafford will encourage Porto to lower Porto left-back Alex Telles is expected to be the next new Man United player. But reports are suggesting Manchester United only want to pay £ 12m for him.

Alex Telles and Man United found an agreement on personal terms – tonight also on last details and agents commission. #MUFC are in talks with Porto about It’s not clear who that is and it could simply be some deliberately leaked information to discourage Porto from trying to change things at the last

Alex Telles, Alex Telles are posing for a picture: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Manchester United and Porto's valuations of defender Alex Telles differ by £6million, according to reports.

Sportsmail understands the Brazilian left-back is expected to be the next new player through the door at Old Trafford ahead of Monday's deadline.

But The Telegraph are reporting that the two clubs have yet to agree a fee, with the Portuguese side demanding £18m for the 27-year-old's signature.

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  Manchester United 'line-up £23m-rated Ajax defender Tagliafico' Manchester United have set their sights on Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico as a possible alternative to Alex Telles. The Red Devils want to add a new left-back and offer competition to Luke Shaw. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer missed out on Sergio Reguilon after Tottenham agreed to a buy-back clause with Real Madrid. © Provided by Daily Mail Manchester United have set their sights on Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico (above) Manchester United switched their attention to Brazilian Telles, 27, who is into the final year of his contract at Porto.

Alex Telles has expressed his desire to move to Manchester United . Photograph: Fernando Veludo/AFP/Getty Images. Telles ’s current terms expire in summer so despite Porto wanting a fee in the region of £ 18m for the Brazilian, United believe a deal can be done close to their desired price

Manchester United have stepped up their interest in FC Porto left-back Alex Telles and are confident of closing a deal before next week's deadline, claims The Guardian. United 's initial offer of £ 12m has come in well under Porto 's £ 18m asking price but the Red Devils believe they can drive down the fee.

Alex Telles standing next to a football ball: Manchester United and Porto are £6m apart in their valuation of left-back Alex Telles (right) © Provided by Daily Mail Manchester United and Porto are £6m apart in their valuation of left-back Alex Telles (right) Alex Telles, Ricardo Horta are posing for a picture: The 27-year-old Brazilian defender (left) is expected to be the next new arrival at Old Trafford © Provided by Daily Mail The 27-year-old Brazilian defender (left) is expected to be the next new arrival at Old Trafford

However, the report adds that figure is substantially more than United are willing to pay for a player who can talk to foreign suitors come January and the next transfer window.

The same outlet claims United value Telles at about £12m and are hoping Telles' determination to move to the club will encourage United's Portuguese counterparts to lower the fee they are currently holding out for.

However, for the moment it appears that negotiations are not proving straightforward in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's bid to strengthen his defence ahead of the transfer window slamming shut on October 5.

Why are Manchester United are after Porto defender Alex Telles?

  Why are Manchester United are after Porto defender Alex Telles? Manchester United are desperate to bring in a new left back and are understood to have made Porto defender Alex Telles their priority signing. Sportsmail looks at the Brazilian's strengthsThe Red Devils have been looking to bolster their backline all window and were keen on bringing in Real Madrid left back Sergio Reguilon to Old Trafford just before he signed for Spurs.

Telles joined Porto from Galatasaray in 2016. Manchester United are in talks with Porto over a deal for Brazilian full-back Alex Telles . United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to strengthen his options on the left and feels the 27-year-old would be a useful addition.

Manchester United have agreed personal terms with Alex Telles , but are United have been linked with Telles for the last few weeks. However, the two clubs appears to be at There's still no progress on the situation between United and Borussia Dortmund, with the German club sticking true to their €

The same can be said for United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho, with the Premier League side denying reports that they have made a £91.2m offer for the Borussia Dortmund star – £73m plus £18.2m in add-ons – which has been rejected.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer standing in front of a crowd: But negotiations are proving to be tougher than expected for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's club © Provided by Daily Mail But negotiations are proving to be tougher than expected for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's club a group of baseball players playing a football game: Porto are demanding £18m for Telles, but United are unwilling to pay more than £12m for him © Provided by Daily Mail Porto are demanding £18m for Telles, but United are unwilling to pay more than £12m for him

Sancho remains United's No 1 target but Sportsmail understands they have been worried about losing face and the backlash from fans if a formal bid is turned down.

They are believed to have held discussions with intermediaries on Tuesday and are still refusing to meet Dortmund's demand for £108m.

United must now decide whether to pursue their interest with less than a week left of the window or call a halt to the long-running saga and look at other options.

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MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest United news. Injuries and a lack of options meant United had to turn to Dan James against the But despite the player only having ten months left on his contract, Porto are apparently willing to let him go for free next summer and are set to reject the bid

Manchester United have placed a £ 12million bid for Porto defender Alex Telles . The 27-year-old is valued at £ 18m by the Portuguese club but he has After talks with the Brazilian’s representatives last week, the Guardian report that United have now firmed up their interest in the full-back by submitting

Should they opt for the latter, Sportsmail understands United could move for Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele, with club sources confirming the 23-year-old Frenchman has been discussed, although any move is likely to be on loan.

a football player on a field: United are finding it tough on the Jadon Sancho saga too and have denied making a £91m bid © Provided by Daily Mail United are finding it tough on the Jadon Sancho saga too and have denied making a £91m bid Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele is an option if they fail to land Sancho this summer © Provided by Daily Mail Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele is an option if they fail to land Sancho this summer Read more

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