Manchester United Interested Atletico Madrid Defender

As the FIFA World Cup continues in Russia, clubs across the globe are continuing to pursue their transfer targets as well as tying down those they already have to long-term contracts.

Recently, Arsenal's Granit Xhaka signed a five-year contract with the club.  

In the city of Manchester, Manchester United are ready to offer English left-back Luke Shawa new contract. Despite the player being so injury prone, the Red Devils are not willing to pay Juventus' £60m asking price for Brazilian defender Alex Sandro, who is also a long time target for Chelsea. 

Jose Mourinho's side are also interested in signing Uruguay centre-back Diego Godin from Atletico Madrid. According to the Manchester Evening News, the 32-year-old may be available this summer for £18m, with only one year remaining on his contract. 

Despite landing Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk, United have also expressed the desire to bring in Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid. The 24-year-old has recently announced his intention to leave the Spanish giants this summer. However, United will have to fend off interest from Liverpool and city rivals of Manchester City for the former Inter Milan midfielder. 

In a surprising turn of events, United could also hijack Liverpool and Real Madrid target Nabil Fekir. The sensational Lyon midfielder could on the move out the French Ligue this summer. 

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