Manchester United are reportedly struggling to signal Alex Telles from Porto.
The Brazil left-back has lower than a 12 months left on his contract and is believed to be valued at round £18m.
Nonetheless, Portuguese outlet TVI 24 declare the Crimson Devils are providing lower than £9m to signal him.
The report provides Porto are keen to lose Telles for nothing subsequent summer season if their valuation just isn’t met.
Telles is called an attacking full-back and scored a brace in Porto’s opening day win over Braga final month.
Donny van de Beek, a £40million signing from Ajax, has been United’s solely marquee signing thus far.
With the worldwide switch window closing on Monday, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists the membership are working laborious to deliver new gamers in.
On Friday, the United boss instructed talkSPORT: “You by no means know in soccer. You’re by no means shocked if something pops up.
“We get hypothesis about us on a regular basis. The membership is working laborious do what we wish to do.
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“I’m centered on the gamers we’ve obtained, prepared for Sunday [against Tottenham], taking part in. That’s the only real focus within the coaches workplace. Let’s see what occurs.”
United’s lack of exercise on this summer season’s switch window has been broadly criticised as membership legend Gary Neville didn’t maintain again on Twitter.
He stated: “It’s appalling that on this market which might be the simplest in PL historical past to get transfers accomplished that United haven’t accomplished extra but.
“They have to get Ole a CB, LB and ahead pre deadline! The others are managing to get issues over the road why not United!”