Manchester United are on the verge of signing Paulo Dybala after agreeing a swap deal in principle with Romelu Lukaku headed the other way according to Sky in Italy.
The deal is now subject to United agreeing personal terms with Dybala who’s agent is flew to Manchester on Tuesday to meet United chiefs.
United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer played down talks of Dybala joining his side on Tuesday after rumors emerged that a deal had been agreed for the Argentine star.
He however confirmed that United were in the market and that he is expecting one or two new arrivals before the transfer window closes on 8th of August.
“I’m not here to talk about any rumors or speculation about other team’s players,” said Solskjaer.
“But of course, we’re working on one or two cases, as I’ve said before. There’s another 10 days before we start the league and hopefully we can announce a fresh face or two.”
Since the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus, Dybala’s form has dipped with him falling down the pecking order at the Italian giants.
And while the player has openly spoken about his intent to stay and fight for his possition, his future has been thrown into doubts with Ronaldo said to have endorsed the deal for Lukaku.
Dybala, who has scored 78 goals in 182 Juventus appearances since joining the club from Palermo in 2015, is expected to return to training on Thursday following his Copa America exploits with Argentina over the summer.