Man United are said to be making a genuine effort in the hunt to secure the signature of Hakan Calhanoglu.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils have made progress over the last twelve months – in terms of both personnel and playing style.
There is a general feeling Manchester United are still a few players away from a serious title challenge, while the bench could definitely use some filling out in the final third of the field.
According to, translated by Sport Witness, the Reds are making a real effort to secure a deal for Hakan Calhanoglu.
Apparently, United are now back in the picture for a potential move to acquire the Turk. So-much-so that it’s written there’s a ‘proposal on the table’ to sign the 27-year-old.
Calhanoglu, who would be available as a free agent this summer, is in talks with AC Milan about staying in the Serie A, though those talks have stalled, leaving the Old Trafford club with an opportunity to pounce.
They’ll be new contacts between Calhanoglu and Milan as they look to ‘mend the tear’, however, the attacking midfielder is now handling offers from elsewhere…
You do get the impression that United’s interest in Calhanoglu is genuine as we’ve been here before. This also seems like a very shrewd piece of business.
With Calhanoglu being available for absolutely nothing, it’s a risk-free move for a player with genuine quality. He’s someone who offers depth all across the front line, with the Turk also being an absolute wizard from the dead-ball situation.
If Calhanoglu is one of four signings this summer, I’d certainly be happy with that, provided two additions are made at centre-back and defensive-midfield…