Man United plot double Napoli swoop, ready to pay £143m
Manchester United are gearing up to sign Napoli duo Victor Osimhen and Kim Min-jae this summer, Sources told Football Insider.
The Red Devils are looking for a new centre-back and striker this summer, and Eric ten Hag is a big admirer of the two Napoli stars.
The Serie A giants have had a stellar season, leading the division by 18 points while also reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
United understand that Osim will cost more than £100m given his stellar form with the Italian side this season, and King has a bidder invitation clause in his contract.
It is understood King has a £43million release clause in his contract, which will run for a fortnight in July.
Napoli are desperate not to lose both players in the same window, but realize they could be forced to make a bid if the right bid arrives in the summer.
Osimon A standout player across Europe this season, the 24-year-old Nigerian forward has scored 23 goals in 28 appearances this season, including four in five Champions League appearances.
football insider Sources revealed earlier this month (March 5) that Osimhen was at the top of United’s shortlist of four strikers, with Harry Kane, Tammy Abraham and Benjamin Sesco among others.
As for King, United have assembled several scouting reports on the 26-year-old defender and they are all very positive.
He has become the club’s first-choice defensive target this summer after helping Napoli concede just 16 goals in 26 league games.
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