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Serge Aurier agrees Manchester United switch from Paris Saint-Germain on five-year deal

United closing in on £95,000-a-week contract for Ivorian defender as reports claim personal terms have been agreed

Serge Aurier has agreed personal terms over a £95,000-a-week move to Manchester United from Paris St Germain, according to reports in France.

Jose Mourinho has been chasing the Ivorian defender as he continues to rebuild his squad this summer and could land him for around £30million.

Serge Aurier is closing in on a move to Manchester United this month

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Serge Aurier is closing in on a move to Manchester United this month

Ivory Coast star Serge Aurier is said to have agreed personal terms with United

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Ivory Coast star Serge Aurier is said to have agreed personal terms with United

And respected French news source Paris United claim the 24-year-old has now reached a deal with United which will see him move to Old Trafford on a five-year-contract.


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They say the right-back could make the switch to the Premier League before the start of the new Premier League season once a fee has been agreed between the two clubs.

United have been locked in negotiations with PSG for the past two weeks as they finally close in on the full-back Mourinho has been keen to add to his squad.

Agent Mino Raiola has been speaking to PSG on United’s behalf as the French club look to raise funds for the signing of Neymar.

PSG know they will have to satisfy Financial Fair Play regulations with Uefa as they look to find the £195m needed to meet the release clause in the Brazilian’s Barcelona contract.

By off-loading two or three players for good money, PSG will go a long way to satisfying bosses their balance sheet complies with all the rules.

Serge Aurier will end the chase for a right-back Jose Mourinho has been searching for at United

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The signing of Serge Aurier will end Jose Mourinho’s chase for a right-back

That has allowed United an opportunity to pounce for a player who until recently was regarded as off-limits.

Now it appears the French club are willing to do business, and United are hoping to persuade them to sell for around £30million.

By targeting Aurier, Mourinho is bringing in another player who can not only go straight into his first team but is also young enough to play a key role for the club in future years.

Jose Mourinho has begun to drop the average age of his squad with his summer transfers

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Jose Mourinho has begun to drop the average age of his squad with his summer transfers

He would become the club’s fourth signing of the summer, and would be battling with the dependable Antonio Valencia for a starting role.

Victor Lindelof was the first signing, and at 23 years old he is another who has plenty of time ahead of him at Old Trafford.

United hope to get the Aurier deal over the line before the start of the season

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United hope to get the Aurier deal over the line before the start of the season

The same can be said of Romelu Lukaku, who at 24 is another still to reach his prime.

Nemanja Matic is the only player signed who is already at his peak at the age of 29, but Mourinho still believes he can be a player to build success around.

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