Man Utd behind Spurs in free transfer race for PSG right-back Meunier

first_imgMANCHESTER UNITED are behind Tottenham in the race to sign Thomas Meunier on a free transfer, according to reports.The right-back, 28, will become a free agent this summer when his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expires.3 Thomas Meunier is set to become a free agent in the summer with his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expiringCredit: Getty – ContributorAnd it is Jose Mourinho who could get one over his former employers by pipping them to Meunier’s signature.According to Le Parisien, a contract extension has been on the table for the Belgian to sign since the autumn.He said he wants to stay on at the Parc des Princes but is yet to put pen to paper so looks on course to be released.And that could mean he has played his final match for the club he joined from Club Brugge in 2016 and played for 128 times.Ligue 1 was finished early with PSG crowned champions and the Champions League looks set to return in August, by which time Meunier may already have left.MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest United newsMeunier will have no shortage of offers from across Europe.But the report suggests it is Spurs who are leading the chase.In April it was revealed Mourinho personally phoned Meunier to try and convince him to move to North London.Meunier would again be replacing Serge Aurier as the first-choice right-back, having done so in Paris.The Ivorian moved to Spurs for £24million in 2017, having lost his regular starting spot with PSG.Latest transfer newsLive Blogblues newsChelsea news LIVE – Latest updates from Stamford BridgeLive Blogunited newsMan Utd news LIVE – Latest updates from Old TraffordLive BlogGunners newsArsenal news LIVE – Latest updates from the EmiratesGossipGOING DUTCHChelsea ‘to grab Mbuyamba on free deal’ with defender set to leave BarcelonaDEPAY CHARTMan Utd flop Memphis used computer data and analytics to quit Old TraffordLive BlogBLUES NEWSChelsea news LIVE: Latest updates and transfer gossip from Stamford BridgeGossipFIT IN HIS BELEArsenal turn attention to Lyon striker Dembele as Lacazette replacementGossipGUNNER MAKE A MOVEArsenal weighing up transfer move for Barcelona star RafinhaBorussia Dortmund may also be in with a chance of snapping up Meunier.The Bundesliga side have benefitted from taking Achraf Hakimi on loan for the past two seasons but Real Madrid may finally decide to give him a chance at the Bernabeu.United like the look of Meunier but having spent £45m on Aaron Wan-Bissaka a year ago, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer certainly has more pressing issues at Old Trafford than bringing in another right-back.33Thomas Meunier shows off his football skills as he practices with PSG teammateslast_img