Manchester United ready to pay release clause for 'Italian Thiago Silva'

Giorgio Scalvini
Manchester United are keen to sign Giorgio Scalvini in the January window (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United are willing to pay £43.5m to sign Atalanta centre-back Giorgio Scalvini in the January window, according to reports.

Erik ten Hag's team have endured a disappointing first half of the 2023/24 season and the under-fire manager wants to add to his squad this month.

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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).