Manchester United is reportedly in a three-way battle for AS Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini.
This is according to the publication from renowned English news portal Daily Express.
It was revealed that Manchester United are in a battle with Premier League top four rivals Arsenal and Chelsea in their quest to sign Italian international star Lorenzo Pellegrini.
The three aforementioned English top flight clubs are the front-runners-up for him.
Clubs can get the Italian midfielder on the cheap following the revelation that he has a £27m (€30m) release clause in his present deal with Italian capital club AS Roma.
Italian media outlet II Messaggero revealed that the player is focused on his career with AS Roma despite the numerous transfer interests from other major European clubs.
Lorenzo Pellegrini wants to spend more years with AS Roma having rejoined them from fellow Italian top flight side Sassuolo at the start of last season.
Reacting to transfer rumours linking his client with a move to Manchester United, agent Giampero Pocetta was adamant that the player’s future lies at the Stadio Olimpico.
Lorenzo Pellegrini has built a reputation as one of the best midfielders in Italian football with the series of impressive performances that he has churned out for AS Roma in the last two years.