Manchester United told how much they must pay for Italian defender: report

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

Manchester United have been told they must pay £51.7m to sign Atalanta centre-back, according to reports.

Jim Ratcliffe's INEOS group completed its purchase of a 25 percent stake in the club on Christmas Eve, and the new shareholders have been given total control of football operations at Old Trafford.

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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).