Lille chief confirms Premier League interest in Manchester United-linked Sofiane Boufal

first_img1 Sofiane Boufal Manchester United’s hopes of signing Sofiane Boufal this summer have been boosted after Lille revealed Juventus and Inter Milan have made no offers.?The attacking midfielder has shone in Ligue 1 this season and has six goals to his name so far.Juventus and Inter Milan have been tracking the 22-year-old since the summer, while French champions Paris Saint-Germain are also interested.Manchester United considered a January move for Boufal, but opted to wait until the summer.It was feared that delay could allow the likes of Juventus and Inter Milan to swoop in, but Lille’s sporting director Jean-Michel Vandamme says no bids have been made.“Inter and Juve have made no official offers so far,” said Vandamme.“They only probed with our intermediaries, the agents from Italy, Germany, Spain and England.“Boufal costs at least €20m, that’s the minimum. In January it was impossible for him to be sold. We’re not a club that sells in the winter window.“In June there’s a possibility that he may leave, though there are Premier League clubs after him too.“I think the Italian clubs had better beat that competition by negotiating now.”last_img read more

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