Atletico have been getting closer to a deal, but their finances are an issue with Almada having a €22m clause.
Man United are one of the world’s richest clubs, but Tuttomercatoweb states that even they want to renegotiate his clause. The Coronavirus is already having a tangible impact on the transfer market, with player values dropping.
United are taking major steps to sign Almada, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side hoping to reach an agreement at €18m.
Any club wanting to add the Argentine to their squad will want to do quickly, with his clause rising to €25m in August.
United have been adding good young talent to their squad in recent times, with Bruno Fernandes, Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka all positive buys.
Could the latest sensation out of Argentina, Thiago Almada, be the next to arrive at Old Trafford?