William Saliba’s agent spotted in Manchester amid United and Arsenal transfer links

first_imgAdvertisement Full Screen Read More Read More Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Read More Skip Ad William Saliba’s agent, Djibril Niang, was in Manchester this weekend (Picture: Instagram)Ex-Arsenal star Lauren is convinced by Saliba’s potential after watching the teenager’s recent performances in France.‘Yes, he looks a very good player,’ Lauren told AmericanGambler.com.‘Strong, tall, can come out of the back with the ball and an international for France.‘He reads the game very well, which is important for a player at the back, you have to anticipate and he looks very good at just 18, so the future is bright!’ Coming Next Read More William Saliba’s agent spotted in Manchester amid United and Arsenal transfer links 1/1 Arsenal and Manchester United are battling it out for William Saliba this summer (Picture: Getty)William Saliba’s agent has been pictured in Manchester this weekend to fuel speculation that the Saint-Etienne defender could be set for a move to Old Trafford.Saliba broke into Saint-Etienne’s first-team in September and the 18-year-old had an outstanding debut season in France, making 16 appearances for Jean-Louis Gasset’s side which finished fourth in Ligue 1.Recent reports suggest that Arsenal are in talks over a potential deal for Saliba, but Unai Emery has no interest in loaning the youngster back to Saint-Etienne as the Ligue 1 outfit have requested.The Gunners need an immediate solution to their problems in central defence, with Kostas Manolas, Joachim Andersen and Mario Hermoso also linked in recent weeks.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT Top articles SPONSORED Commentcenter_img Metro Sport ReporterSunday 9 Jun 2019 5:58 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link987Shares 1 min. story by Metro About Connatix V67539 Video Settings Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More PLAY / More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityWhile Saliba remains open to a move to the Emirates, his representative, Djibril Niang, has hinted that the teenager could instead be joining United this summer after he uploaded an Instagram story from Manchester restaurant, Ivy Asia, on Saturday.It’s understood Saint-Etienne have slapped a €30million (£26m) price tag on Saliba, with Watford and Southampton also interested in the the France Under-19 international. Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Saint-Etienne have set an asking price of £26m for Saliba (left) this summer (Picture: Getty)Jose Mourinho has also been impressed by Saliba after the youngster’s meteoric rise in Ligue 1.‘I think he has everything needed to become a good player, much like Kurt Zouma, who I signed,’ the former Manchester United and Chelsea manager said.MORE: Jose Mourinho would ‘seriously consider’ Newcastle United job Advertisement Skip last_img

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