Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Italiano has removed Moroccan player Sofiane Amrabat from the team’s roster for friendly matches against England’s Newcastle and France’s Nice in preparation for the new season.
And the Football Italia website claimed that Sofiane Amrabat has been left out of Fiorentina’s roster for two matches, indicating he is close to leaving the team to join Manchester United.
He added that Amrabat is still a top target for Manchester United, who have made no secret of their desire to sign a new midfielder.
The website states that Manchester United must sell their players first, as Brazilian duo Fred and Dutchman Van de Beek are linked with a departure this summer before the club paid around €30m to include Sofiane Amrabat, especially after signing ” Atalanta.” forward Rasmus Hollund.
Manchester United have reached an agreement with Atalanta to include Hoylund in a deal worth 85 million euros (75 fixed plus another 10 million add-ons).
The source indicated that Amrabat had already negotiated personal terms with Manchester in recent weeks.
Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, an expert on the player transfer market in Europe, has said that Sofiane Amrabat is pushing to leave this summer after he announced his desire to play for Manchester United, who, in turn, are not opposed to inviting the player on the condition that Fiorentina is allowing him to start negotiations that could take place soon.
Romano confirmed that Manchester United officials will start negotiations with Fiorentina officials to complete the deal, immediately after getting rid of the Fred and Donny van de Beek duo, as the club put them up for sale this summer and are waiting for suitable offers for them. so that he can conclude an agreement with Amrabat.
Sofian Amrabat has not been called up for the next game against Fiorentina. ⛔️🟣🇲🇦#MUFC
Manchester United are expected to start formal talks for Amrabat shortly after Fred and Donnie Van de Beek come close to leaving the club.
Amrabat wants Manchester United, that has never changed. pic.twitter.com/7S2OnOHa5t
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 4, 2023
Amrabat refused to move to the Saudi professional football league Roshen, despite the offers he received, preferring to stay in Europe, where he wears the jersey of one of the biggest clubs, and also continued his career at the highest level. level, as he recently agreed to join Manchester United, which currently seems like the closest team to include him in light of recent events.
Notably, Sofyan Amrabat drew attention to him with his brilliance in the final of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, where he contributed to the advancement of the Moroccan team to the semi-finals of the World Cup, for the first time in its history, which made the biggest European clubs rush to him since last winter. and Barcelona were the most famous of these clubs at the time before finally dropping out of the race.