Manchester United has certainly upped their game in the transfer market over the last couple of weeks as Louis Van Gaal is busy plugging the holes of his team.
Last week saw United make three big money signings luring in Morgan Schneiderlin for Southampton for 35€ million, Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich for 20.25€ million and Matteo Darmian from FC Torino for 18€ million.
Manchester United have already spend in excess of 100€ million during this transfer window but they are not about let up just yet. With players such as Angel Di Maria and Javier Hernandez set to leave the club the Red Devils have set their eyes on the German international Thomas Muller as their next possible signing.
The Thomas Muller Deal With Manchester United
If the rumors are to be believed Manchester United is prepared to offer somewhere around 100€ million to lure Muller from Bayern Munich. The Bavarians however are adamant that the 2010 world cup golden boot winner is not for sale.
Muller who is one of the fan favorites at the Allianz Arena has an edgy relationship with Bayern coach Pep Guardiola while on the other hand holds Manchester United coach Louis Van Gaal in high regard as it was under the Dutchman that Muller cemented his place in the Bayern first-team.
Manchester United are rumored to be ready to offer somewhere around 250,000£ per week to the German if he agrees to a move to Old Trafford, which is twice as much as he earns with the Bavarians.
Karl-Heinz Rummenigee (Bayern Munich Chief Executive) has been quick to dismiss reports linking Muller to United and had this to say about the spending power of English Clubs:
“The English are overtaking us left, right and center. When taking into account transfer market activity, in marketing terms, in TV money – anywhere, really. The Bundesliga has to be careful not to fall further behind, I think. Anyone who follows the transfer market at the moment, within which English clubs work, knows their clubs are being fully upgraded. The Bundesliga has to be careful that we’re not emptied out.”
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