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Donnarumma: Manchester Utd close to sealing deal for Milan stopper

Gianluigi Donnarumma is out of contract at AC Milan at the end season and Manchester United may have jumped the queue for the Italy international.

Donnarumma: Manchester Utd close to sealing deal for Milan stopper
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Juventus, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and now Manchester United are all reportedly chasing Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, whose contract at San Siro expires at the end of the 2020-21 season.

Days out from his 22nd birthday, Donnarumma has reportedly closed a deal with the Red Devils, placing the future of David de Gea in doubt.

United look to Donnarumma

Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has agreed to a provisional deal with Manchester United, according to Todo Fichajes.

The report claims the deal would make the Italy star the best paid goalkeeper ever in world football.

United have had goalkeeping issues this season, with number one keeper David de Gea making a number of errors, while understudy Dean Henderson has made a handful of appearances.

Donnarumma, who celebrates his 22nd birthday on Thursday, became the youngest player in Serie A history to reach 200 appearances in Sunday's 3-0 derby defeat to leaders Inter.

The 21-year-old's current deal with the Rossoneri expires at the end of this season and he has been linked with a host of clubs including Serie A champions Juventus, Champions League holders Bayern Munich and Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain.


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