Monday, 10 December, 2018

Diego Godin rejects Manchester United deadline day approach

Uruguay's forward Edinson Cavani and Uruguay's defender Diego Godin celebrate their victory after the final whistle in the Russia 2018 World Cup Group A football match between Report: Manchester United plot last ditch move for Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin
Frederick Owens | 09 August, 2018, 21:18

Mourinho has lost confidence in the likes of Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof and Phil Jones and has desperately been on the lookout for a new centre-back.

United's bid for Harry Maguire, Toby Alderweireld, Jerome Boateng and Yerry Mina have all failed.

A report from Sky Sports News suggested contact had been made between United and Atletico Madrid over the possibility of signing Diego Godin.

Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward and head of corporate development Matt Judge are both at the club's Carrington training complex this morning as they try to deliver a late signing for Jose Mourinho.

Godin to United? Watch this space.

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It seems Man Utd have also made an audacious attempt to sign Godin as ESPN are one of several outlets reporting they have made it clear to Atletico Madrid they are willing to meet the defender's £18m release clause.

The 32-year-old was reportedly offered a deal worth £8 million-a-year at Old Trafford but Godin turned down the opportunity in favour of a new contract at Atletico.

Godin is rightly regarded as one of the best centre-backs in world football right now and despite his age, would have been a massive coup for Mourinho's side going forward.

"I'm not confident, I'm not confident and the market closes today so is time at least for me to stop thinking about the market because the market will be closed", he told reporters when asked about his transfer options. However, the 121-time capped Uruguayan global feels settled in the Spanish capital and enjoys an excellent relationship with his current boss Simeone, which has led to him rejecting the English giants' overtures.

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