The 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 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 summer
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Washington man involved in a crash in which a pregnant woman was injured, resulting in the death of her unborn child, has been charged with vehicular assault.The Kitsap Sun reports investigators allege the Sept. 27 crash was caused when the man accelerated to prevent a car from passing him. The pregnant woman was a passenger in the passing car.Kitsap County Prosecutors’ Office says prosecutors will investigate the other driver in the crash for possible charges, as well as whether the drivers could be charged with vehicular homicide for the death of the fetus.The 18-year-old woman was 31-weeks pregnant with a due date of Nov. 27. Court documents say doctors performed an emergency C-section to remove the unborn child.