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Man Utd edge closer to signing Sergio Reguilon

Sergio Reguilon, Manchester United
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Manchester United have reportedly made a significant breakthrough in negotiations to sign Real Madrid left-back Sergio Reguilon.

Reguilon has established himself as one of the most exciting young prospects in Europe.

The 23-year-old’s blistering showings during a season-long loan at Sevilla have invited attention towards his burgeoning talent.

A host of Europe’s top clubs are keen on snapping up the Spanish wide defender.

Per multiple reports, Manchester United are the front-runners to pry Reguilon away from the Santiago Bernabeu. The Red Devils have leapfrogged Sevilla in the race for the youngster’s signature.

According to the Daily Mirror, the Premier League giants have made a crucial breakthrough in their effort to land Reguilon.

Real Madrid’s decision to drop their desire to include a buyback clause has marked vital progress in talks. Manchester United were very much against such condition.

Although no price tag has been mentioned, United will probably have to dish out around £27million to get the deal over the line.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has overcome the initial doubts he had about landing Reguilon.

With Luke Shaw often injured or out of form, the Norwegian manager needs a reliable left-back to call upon next term. Brandon Williams has shone for United, but he still needs experience in senior football.

Reguilon, on the other hand, recorded 38 appearances in 2019/20, clocking up three goals and five assists for Sevilla.

Against this backdrop, Zinedine Zidane continues to put his trust in Ferland Mendy and Marcelo. The two carried out Los Blancos to the La Liga title last season and will remain the Frenchman’s options in 2020/21.