real Madrid the star Casemiro is open to joining manchester united and has given ‘positive indications’ to the club about his move to Old Trafford.
The Brazil star has become a priority target for the Red Devils after they failed to acquire Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona.
United had agreed a £63m deal for the Dutchman in July but failed to convince the midfielder to move to Old Trafford.
That forced United to assess other options and Casemiro, 30, is now their main target in midfield.
The Brazilian has won five Champions League titles at the Bernabeu and a move to a Europa League club doesn’t look too appealing from the outside.
However the Athletic they say Casemiro is interested in moving to Old Trafford and has given ‘positive indications’ that he is willing to leave Real Madrid.
United are believed to be preparing a bid of around £60m for the midfielder and he will be offered a contract of around four years.
Casemiro could also help unlock Fred’s potential as he plays behind the United midfielder domestically.
Ten Hag wants an anchor in midfield to control possession and Christian Eriksen failed to impress in the role against Brentford last weekend.