The Old Trafford club are reportedly close to agreeing a £17.6m deal and will offer the Japanese midfielder a lucrative image rights package to meet his £100,000-a-week wages...
A goal scoring CAM, exactly what utd need tbh.. If true, I can't wait to see him making runs through the middle and linking up with Rooney.
A very useful, young attacking midfielder who can score 15+ goals a season. Only just turned 23. His fee is low, but his wages should not be so crazy. He appears to want 100k, but Manchester United look to offer him less and a better image rights deal. This would suit both parties, because Manchester United's profile would be raised considerably in Japan. Park Ji Sung was huge for United in his home country. Some cynics might suggest this would be more about revenue, but watching him play should dismiss that. United still need a few more players. Seems to me they were trying to take Hazard and Kagawa, so maybe they will look for an alternative target now. If they do, we may not hear about it for a few weeks. Kevin Prince Boateng was one name bandied about, among others. If they can wrap this one up in the next couple of weeks or so that will be good news.
Image rights deal with make him a LOT.. the English Prem is the most popular league in Japan and I'm sure Man Utd are the most well known team there, they'll recoup the transfer costs from him no problem with the Japanese market.
Kagawa is amazing, I'd go up to 20 mill for him even with only that one year left on his contract
Just sign him already!!
Great player he is. He suits well Manchester United, more than Hazard, in my opinion.
great signing maybe we should sign a RB next
Considering he wasn't even rated at all a couple years ago or so then you sir are talking bollox.... United are said to sign him for as little as 12m, with add ons later. If he turns up and can score 15 odd goals a season from the midfield like he has for Dortmund then thats a quality return.
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