Man Utd ‘fail in £39m Cristian Romero transfer bid as Atalanta hold out on £52m for defender’

MAN UTD have failed in their £39m bid to land Cristian Romero, reports say.

Italian club Atalanta are holding out for £52m for the Argentine defender.

Manchester United are chasing Atalanta’s Cristian Romero, reports sayCredit: Getty

Tuttosport in Italy claim that Romero, 23, is not ‘indispensable’ to the Serie A side and they could look to sell.

The report also adds that negotiations aren’t currently active but United are lining up a bid.

The Italian side are reportedly planning to make Romero’s from Juventus permanent for £21.5m before cashing in on his services.

They could then look to sell Romero for £39m and make a huge profit.

And the Red Devils are said to be leading the race for the Argentina international’s signature.

Romero has been one of Atalanta’s best players this term, making 31 Serie A appearances to help them finish third and qualify for the Champions League.

And he’s been recognised for his efforts – picking up the Italian league’s best defender award for the 2020-21 season.

After starting his career in his native Argentina, Romero signed for Italian side Genoa in July 2018.

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The defender’s impressive performances in Serie A persuaded Juventus to sign him a year later, although he was immediately loaned back to Genoa for the 2019-20 season.

Romero was then sent to Atalanta on a two-year loan in September 2020 with an option to buy.

United are believed to want a new centre back this summer to partner skipper Harry Maguire – and have been linked with several defenders.

Real Madrid pair Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane are both said to be on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s shortlist – along with Sevilla star Jules Kounde.

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