Manchester United have reportedly commenced negotiations for the signing of Bayern Munich's Corentin Tolisso.
The Frenchman arrived in Bavaria back in 2017 in a deal worth up to £40m but has struggled to nail down a regular starting spot.
Persistent injuries have hampered Tolisso's career with the Bundesliga champions, but his talents as an all-action midfielder are undeniable.
A move away from Bayern appears to be a formality and according to RMC Sport journalist Mohamed Bouhafsi, the former Lyon man is available for as little as €35m.
Bouhafsi tweeted to his 325,000 followers today: "Manchester United have started discussions with the entourage of Bayern midfielder Corentin Tolisso.
"The 25 year old has a price-tag of just €35m!"
A fee of around £30m for one of the most talented box-to-box midfielders in the world? It looks a no-brainer on paper.
"I like to play in midfield, in front of the defence," Tolisso told France Football after his successful 2014/15 season with Lyon.
"I like having the game in front of me, and I have greater qualities for that role. That being said, I also like playing further up as a No. 8, because it allows me to get forward and score goals. I really like scoring."
The prospect of Tolisso sitting in front of the defence with Fernandes and Pogba either side is pretty mouth-watering, isn't it?
A move for Tolisso would all but certainly spell the end of Andreas Pereira's career at Old Trafford, further highlighting what a potential win-win situation this transfer could be for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side.
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