Inter Milan’s CEO Beppe Marotta has confirmed that Manchester United have enquired about signing the club’s Number 1 Andre Onana this summer.
The Red Devils are at crossroads in their goalkeeping department, with the future of current Old Trafford number one David De Gea up in the air. The Spaniard officially became a free agent today after his contract with United expired.
The club had offered him a contract, and De Gea was willing to sign. However, Erik ten Hag is mulling over signing a new goalkeeper, so the club reportedly withdrew Their contract offer.
As such, they are now in the market for a new goalkeeper this summer, with Onana one of the names on the radar of Ten Hag. The Dutchman had previously worked with Onana when the pair were still at Ajax.
And given that Inter seem content to release the Cameroonian, a reunion could happen this summer. The Serie A side signed Onana for free last summer and would recoup almost £50m if they sell him this summer.
And according to the club’s CEO Marotta, they are waiting for United to make an offer, as the Old Trafford side have indicated interest in signing the goalkeeper.
“Manchester United expressed a particular interest, but that needs to blossom into making a proposal over the next few days,” he said qt the Gran Gala when asked about Onana’s future at Inter.
“Once that happens, both Inter and the player will make a careful evaluation.”
“Our director Piero Ausilio is working on it, but there’s still no official bid from Man United at this stage,” he added.
Selling Onana will help Inter to raise funds for their transfer targets, including Chelsea pair Trevoh Chalobah and striker Romelu Lukaku.