Football

Madrid keep tabs on United contract rebel

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Real Madrid are keeping an eye on Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck's contract talks, according to The People.

The England international has told United he wants a new deal worth £60,000-a-week, six-times more than he currently earns at Old Trafford.

Such demands have proved to be a stumbling block in talks between the two parties, and while discussions haven't halted, Madrid are eyeing Welbeck.

Manager Jose Mourinho is a reported admirer of the 21-year-old from his days at Chelsea and Inter Milan.

Reports suggest that Real watched five United games over the festive period, with The People sources claiming they were accessing Welbeck's performances.

Real have few problems scoring goals in La Liga, but with Gonzalo Higuain and Angel Di Maria's future at the club being considered, Welbeck could be signed up to fill the void left by the pair.

With 18 months still to run on his current deal, should Welbeck refuse to sign a new contract going into the summer, United will be staring down the barrel of losing the forward on a free transfer the following year.

No contact is understood to have been made between the two parties, but the situation could change if Welbeck decides against accepting a counter offer from the United hierarchy.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Internationals
Football
Chelsea
Premier League
Danny Welbeck
Manchester United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again