Man Utd enquire about 20yo who has become one of most sought-after in European game: report

Man Utd enquire about 20yo who has become one of most sought-after in European game: report

The transfer stories are now in full swing, which is understandable given the lack of actual football which is being played at the moment.

Credit where it’s due, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has done excellently when it comes to signing players. Over the last 24 hours, a new name has been thrown into the mix by Goal; Ferran Torres.

According to Goal, United are amongst the clubs who have enquired about the 20-year-old, with the player becoming ‘one of the most sought-after talents in European football’. High praise indeed…

Liverpool, Manchester City, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax and Atletico Madrid are the other teams sniffing around for Torres’ signature.

The winger has come on leaps and bounds over the last twelve months, while rebuffing all contract offers from his current club Valencia. Right now, Torres is only contracted until 2021…

Right now, there’s a £97m release clause in the Spaniard’s contract, though there is now concern in Valencia that the La Liga outfit will have to settle for a transfer fee some way short of that number.

Look, I’m not going to sit here and pretend I’ve watched Torres play year-in-year-out. Heck, it’s a name I’m completely unfamiliar with, though the level of interest in his signature definitely leaves me feeling intrigued. Off to YouTube I go…

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