Manchester United reach agreement to sign PSG right-back Serge Aurier

British source (Mirror) report that Manchester United have reached agreement to sign Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier.

The Ivory Coast international was signed by Paris Saint-Germain in July 2015 from Toulouse for a fee of 10 million euros. The 24-year-old has a valid contract with Paris Saint-Germain until June 2019.

Since his arrival from Toulouse, Aurier has scored 5 goals and provided 15 assists in 81 games for Paris Saint-Germain.

The Ivory Coast international has been in impressive form for Paris Saint-Germain last season.

 

Serge Aurier
Serge Aurier

 

As a member of Ivory Coast national football team, Aurier has won 39 caps and has scored one goal.

José Mourinho has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented players across the globe.

The Ivory Coast international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player José Mourinho wants to target in the summer transfer window.

Serge Aurier has been long term target of José Mourinho as the manager look to bolster his defensive options for the next season.

Manchester United manager wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Champions League next season.

 

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Manchester United are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.

The right-back can also play as a left-back, offering José Mourinho a different option should he change his formation at Manchester United.

According to the report in British Media, Manchester United have agreed 32 million euros deal for Paris Saint-Germain right-back, but the Serge Aurier is currently banned from entering UK. Manchester United will make representations to the government to clarify the Ivory Coast international position before completing the 105,000 euros-per-week deal.

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