The Red Devils are prepared to break the bank for Italy international Andrea Beloitti.
Ahead of the proposed move, Jose Mourinho is lining up a massive £86 million offer for the Torino and Serie A’s top scorer.
The 23-year-old is the hottest striker in all of Europe with 22 league goals – more than any other striker in any other major European league this season.
And the Portuguese is impressed enough to prioritise moving for the Italian rather than moving for United’s supposed ‘prime target’, Antoine Griezmann who is set to cost the club a similar amount of money.
Torino’s President, Urbano Cairo, confirmed that the former Palermo striker has a release clause in his contract valued at around £86 million.
“I don’t think we can raise the clause now, as we only just signed the contract and we have to respect it.
“Anyway, a foreign club has to come in and put €100m (£86 million) on the table and Belotti has to agree before any sale. I hope no-one comes in with an offer.”
Belotti has been exceptional this season scoring 24 goals in 27 appearances in all competitions. His movement in the box has been admired by clubs the world over and he’s proving to be one hell of a young striker capable of causing enormous damage on his own.