Juan Mata’s father has opened the door for Manchester United to sign Real Valladolid centre-back Mohammed Salisu.
United have reportedly stepped up thier curiosity within the 21-year-old and have already made enquiries in regards to the centre-back’s availability.
Salisu has a €12 million (£10.4m) launch clause in his cope with Real Valladolid, whereas the defender is represented by the father of United midfielder Mata.
According to experiences in Spain, Salisu is excessive on Zinedine Zidane’s shortlist, whereas Atletico Madrid are additionally .
And Juan Mata Sr admits Salisu might be on the transfer on the finish of the La Liga season.
‘Salisu is another very young African discovery. This year he has been a sensation in La Liga because at only 20 years old, 1.90m, left-footed, and playing centre back in this division is not easy,’ Mata Sr informed Vip Deportivo.
‘The truth is that I think this may be his window [to leave], because interests have arisen from many clubs, and he deserves it.’
Salisu has been one in all La Liga’s standout younger gamers this season following his spectacular performances for Valladolid.
Speaking about Salisu’s speedy rise earlier this season, Valladolid’s sporting director, Miguel Angel Gomez, mentioned: ‘Salisu got here as a youth. I used to be on the African academy and we purchased him for €50,000.
‘Many groups and overseas golf equipment come to see him each weekend. He is a pure expertise.
‘It’s regular that there are such a lot of folks following him as a result of he has a brutal potential. In addition to genetics, he has a excessive capability to be taught.
‘It’s no surprise what’s transferring round him.’
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