Manchester United ready to activate £27m release clause of Roma starlet Lorenzo Pellegrini


Lorenzo Pellegrini


Manchester United are reportedly lining up a January swoop for Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini.

The Italian universal has delighted in a staggering begin to the season, and Jose Mourinho is believed to be prepared to bring him to Old Trafford.


As per Corriere dello Sport through Football Italia, the Red Devils have met with the 22-year-old’s agent in London.

And they are willing to activate his £27million release clause, as Roma frantically attempt and secure him down to a new deal.


united will also double his salary should he move to the Theater of Dreams in the New Year.

Pellegrini has been a champion player for Roma this campaign – chalking up with two goals and five assists in all competitions.


With Juan Mata and Ander Herrera set to become free agents in the summer, Mourinho is enthusiastic about reinforcing his midfield.

SunSport reported in August how United were preparing an offer for Pellegrini in the winter transfer window.


Yet, Eusebio Di Francesco is urgent to keep hold of Pellegrini having recently lost Kevin Strootman and Radja Nainggolan.

Joined together – who face Crystal Palace after the international break – right now mull in eighth spot in the Premier League table.


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