Manchester United have been told that they can sign Saul Niguez in January – if they splashed an ‘astronomical transfer fee’.
The Red Devils are only likely to swoop for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul if Paul Pogba was to depart – with Real Madrid still highly interested in the France international.
Zinedine Zidane is a huge fan of Pogba, which is mutually felt, and could reopen their interest in January.
The World Cup winner has been injured since September, after damaging his ankle, and keeps having a return to action delayed.
If that was to happen, the Red Devils would attempt to shift the cash picked up on Pogba on Saul – with Ajax’s Donny van de Beek also on their wish list.
Atleti will not make it an easy pinch for United, and would apparently ask for an inflated asking price, according to Mundo Deportivo.
That price tag could be £128million at the very least – with the La…