Sources: Wan-Bissaka might cost Man Utd £60m


Manchester United will have to double their record transfer to a defender in order to sign with Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka after their opening bid was
 rejected, sources told ESPN FC.

United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is targeting right-back Wan-Bissaka as part of his summer reshuffle, but United had an initial £35 million offer plus £5
 million in rebate rebates.

Palace believes it is in a strong position after securing a contract with Wan-Bissaka until 2022, and the 21-year-old said he is happy to stay at Selhurst
 Park next season.

The Eagles have not ruled out leaving England for less than 21 years but are planning to hold a £ 50m guarantee with a series of additions that could push the
 deal beyond £ 60m.

That would almost double the £ 31m that United paid to Benfica for Victor Lindelof in 2017 and would make Wan-Bissaka - which had only one full season in the
 Premier League - the third most expensive player in its history.

Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier is among the options if he can not agree on the Wan-Bissaka, but Arsenal are also interested in the Belgian
 international.

Solskjaer is continuing his reconstruction team after agreeing to a £ 15m contract with Swansea for Daniel James. The Wales player must be officially announced
 as a United player as soon as the international transfer window opens on Tuesday.

The coach is still hopeful of completing most of his summer business before the start of preseason training on July 1. Players and crew fly to Perth for the start
 of the preseason tour on July 7.

Meanwhile, United continues talking to Juan Mata about the length of his stay at Old Trafford.

It was confirmed on Friday that Mata, who will become a free agent on June 30, has a contract offer at the table, but sources told ESPN that negotiations are under
 way.

United, who have launched Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia, are hoping the 31-year-old midfielder will stay but have other offers from the Premier League, Italy
 and Spain.

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