Premier League star 'set for Man Utd medical' as Red Devils close on £55m transfer

By Mirror: Wednesday, June 26th 2019 at 09:10 GMT +3 | Football
Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka [Courtesy]

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on the £55million transfer of Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

The Red Devils have already seen a £50m bid rejected by the Eagles for the England Under-21 international.

However, they are confident of getting an improved deal over the line and have pencilled in a medical later this week, according to The Sun.

Wan-Bissaka is flying home from the Euro Under-21 Championship after the Young Lions were dumped out having failed to win any of their three group games.

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on the £55million transfer of Wan-Bissaka [Courtesy]

He is scheduled to complete his switch to Old Trafford, then head off on holiday before linking up with his new club for pre-season training.

Meanwhile, Leicester's wantaway star Harry Maguire isn't interested in joining Manchester United.

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United and their neighbours Manchester City are battling it out so sign the defender and it was believed that the latter had agreed a world-record £80million move.

However, according to The Sun, City's discussions have hit a stumbling block while United are willing to fork out the whopping fee, which is expected to top the £75m Liverpool paid for Virgil van Dijk.

But Maguire, who signed a new five-year deal with Leicester last September when United failed to prise from him Leicester, isn't interested in a move to Old Trafford.

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