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Alex Telles set to be offered to Manchester United

Alex Telles drops Manchester United transfer hint

As reported by the Mirror, FC Porto star Alex Telles has dropped a major hint that his future could lie at Manchester United.

The Brazilian defender liked an Instagram post made by Patrice Evra with reference to the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson. (h/t Mirror)

It can be counted as a good omen by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who is keen to bring in a new left-back. The player too is open to a switch and has already agreed personal terms. (h/t Mirror)

Alex Telles has dropped a major hint that his future could lie at Manchester United.
Manchester United are interested in Alex Telles

Former United star Evra took to Instagram to post a picture of himself with Sir Alex. He recounted a story in which the Scottish manager’s criticism led to him finishing a game as Man of the Match. (h/t Mirror)

This was liked by Telles. The defender’s activity did not go unnoticed by fans on social media. (h/t Mirror)

It will come as a positive sign for fans who have been left disgruntled by a lack of transfer activity. Dutch star Donny van de Beek has been the only major signing so far this summer.

Solskjaer is keen to bring in a left-back this summer
Solskjaer is keen to bring in a left-back this summer

United are, however, yet to reach an agreement with Porto regarding the transfer fee. Telles has a release clause worth £36.7m. With him in the final year of his contract. Porto are ready to take a lower fee rather than lose him for free next summer. (h/t Mirror)

Porto are holding out for £18.3m. United, however, are trying to reduce the price even further. (h/t Mirror)

Judging by the report, Telles appears to have made his mind regarding a move to Old Trafford.

Donny van de Beek is the only major signing Manchester United have made this summer
Donny van de Beek is the only major signing Manchester United have made this summer

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With the window set to close in 10 days, United are running out of time. It remains to be seen if we can land Telles in the coming days or not.