Manchester United have set their sights on Atalanta’s promising defender, Giorgio Scalvini, as the Red Devils intensify their pursuit of defensive reinforcements this winter.
Scalvini, a 19-year-old prodigy, has already left an indelible mark with his contributions to Atalanta, having featured in 69 matches for the Italian club. In these appearances, he not only showcased his defensive prowess but also displayed his versatility by contributing four goals and providing two assists.
Transfermarkt.com has assessed Scalvini’s current market value at an impressive 40 million euros, a reflection of the high regard he is held in within the footballing world.
Notably, Scalvini’s ascension to prominence extends to the international stage as well. Since June 2022, the young defender has earned his place in the Italy national team, featuring in seven games for his country.
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Scalvini’s burgeoning reputation has attracted the interest of several major clubs, with Milan, Juventus, and Manchester United all vying to secure his services. The competition for his signature is fierce, as these clubs recognize his immense potential as a talented center-back.
Interestingly, Manchester United enjoys a favorable relationship with Atalanta, stemming from recent transfer dealings. The Red Devils acquired Rasmus Hojlund from the Italian club during the summer transfer window, demonstrating a productive working relationship between the two clubs. This positive rapport could potentially facilitate Scalvini’s move to Manchester United, with a rumored transfer fee of 50 million euros being discussed.
As the winter transfer window approaches, Manchester United’s pursuit of Giorgio Scalvini intensifies, and the outcome of this potential signing could significantly bolster the Red Devils’ defensive capabilities, enhancing their prospects for success in the competitive Premier League.
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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.