The upcoming summer will see Manchester United improving their attacking department.
The reports in England suggested that Manchester United are pushing to sign Lazio striker Ciro Immobile.
The 30-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
Immobile has been at Lazio since 2016 when he joined from Sevilla. The 30-year-old’s contract at Lazio is set to expire at the end of the 2022/23 campaign.
The striker has banged in 30 goals and provided 7 assists in 33 matches for Lazio this term on all fronts.
The 30-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Italy. The Lazio striker has also represented the Italy at various youth levels before going on to secure 39 senior caps for his country thus far.
Ciro Immobile will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Lazio this term.
Adding a striker remains Manchester United’s top priority this summer and Ole Gunnar Solskjær will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming weeks.
The Italy international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of striker Ole Solskjær wants to target in the summer transfer window.
The Red Devils are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.
The Italy international provides a unique blend between a classic center-forward and the modern striker.
According to the report, “Manchester United have been told that Ciro Immobile would be willing to sign for them this summer were they to make a move. Immobile is the top scorer in Serie A this season with 27 goals – six more than his nearest rival for the ‘Capocannoniere’ award, Cristiano Ronaldo. The 30-year-old has a phenomenal record for Lazio since joining them in 2016. So far, he has scored 116 goals in 167 appearances for the Rome-based side. This season, he has reached 30 goals in all competitions for the second time in his career. And that form has led to belief he could fill a “chasm” in Manchester United’s line-up. Reports over the weekend raised the prospect of United moving for Immobile. Now the same publication, Calciomercato.it claims United are ready to push forward with their interest and make a firm enquiry. As per the report, Immobile is willing to push to make the move to the Red Devils should the chance emerge. And while Lazio would prefer to keep him, it’s thought they would not stand in his way were he to push for the move.”
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Lazio are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the striker, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.
Good signing for Manchester United?
A move away from Lazio will not be only the best move for Ciro Immobile, but also for the club.
Signing the 30-year-old in the summer transfer window would be a masterstroke from Solskjær.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Manchester United.
Manchester United fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
The ball is in Manchester United’s court and they need to take a decision on signing Immobile.
It will be interesting to see if Manchester United are willing to pay the asking price for Ciro Immobile.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.