Man United are reportedly ready to make French Ligue 1 outfit, Monaco defender, Benoit Badiashile their first defensive signing in this summer transfer window.

Benoit Badiashile has been handed a first-team role and has made good use of it by impressing in his performance. This has caught the attention of a number of teams.

According to the report, the Red Devils are already in talks with the player and his representative to have a deal concluded any time soon.

The Red Devils are reported to preparing about £18 million for the signature of the youngster to have a deal completed in the coming days.

TF1 journalist had revealed that German Bundesliga outfit, Bayer Leverkusen had indicated an interest in the signature of Benoit Badiashile and have submitted an offer of £13 million which was rejected by the Bundesliga outfit.

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is already reportedly succeeding in his bid to snap up German Bundesliga outfit, Borussia Dortmund player Jadon Sancho as the initial fee has been agreed upon, making defenders his next focus after the completion of the deal for the England international.

With the capture of Bruno Fernandes from Portugal, the Red Devils will not be paying attention to the midfield for recruitment as they hope to enjoy his service alongside Paul Pogba in the coming season


Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.