Report: Manchester United interested in Fernando Muslera

Fernando Muslera Uruguay

Manchester United are reportedly interested in Fernando Muslera.

Manchester United are interested in signing goalkeeper Fernando Muslera, report Turkish news outlet AMK.

Muslera, 29, currently plays for Galatasaray, where he has been since 2011 and made almost 200 appearances.

The report states Muslera is keen on leaving Turkey due to recent terrorist attacks in the country, while Galatasaray have their own financial difficulties.

Muslera is a Uruguayan international who has played at both the 2010 and 2014 World Cup tournaments, and would have no trouble qualifying for a work permit.

Whether United really push for a move would depend on the plans of Spaniard David de Gea, who could re-emerge as transfer target for Real Madrid again in the summer.

They already have Argentine stopper Sergio Romero as back-up, so Muslera would likely only become a target if De Gea is sold. Whether he wants to stay could depend on whether United can secure Champions League football.

United could potentially sell De Gea and sign Muslera and make a big profit, but whether the Uruguayan would be capable of replicating the former Atletico Madrid ace's performances would be a big question mark.


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