Atletico Madrid step up attempts to deter Man United interest in Lucas Hernandez

first_imgThe Spanish club are in talks with Hernandez about a new deal that would increase his release clause to €150m (£135m).The France international would also have his wage increased to a level similar to that of Atletico’s best-paid players. Atletico Madrid want to raise Lucas Hernandez’s release clause to €150m (£135m) to ward off interest from Manchester United.The 22-year-old impressed last season in Spain and he was rewarded with a place in France’s World Cup squad. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade The left-back cemented his position in the team during the tournament and helped them go on to be crowned champions.Manchester United are now interested in signing Hernandez this January and they have the funds to do so.The defender currently has an €80m (£72m) release clause in his contract after committing his future to the club until 2024 and that is within the Old Trafford club’s budget.But, according to AS, they need to act fast as Atletico are working on increasing that amount. 2 Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father targets LATEST LIVING THE DREAM Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ IN DEMAND moving on RANKED center_img Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti 2 targets Latest Transfer News REVEALED Hernandez also won the World Cup with France in the summer Hernandez won the Europa League with Atletico last season Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summerlast_img

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