Manchester United have reportedly been told how much they need to part with to secure Tottenham star Christian Eriksen, meaning a transfer could potentially be accelerated.
The transfer window slams shut this Thursday, leaving little time to conclude a deal and so executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will have to work quick to bring in some much needed midfield reinforcement.
Fans may argue that a defensive midfielder is actually more necessary, which is true, but at this point any top talent is needed to add quality to an otherwise lacklustre midfield.
The question must be asked however, why were Manchester United not working on multiple deals at the same time?
Woodward has seemingly taken his time at signing each target one by one rather than making an approach for all of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s targets simultaneously.
Now with the transfer window coming to a close, any deal United try to conclude will naturally be overpriced due to their desperate nature which can explain the £50m price-tag for a player whose deal expires next summer.