Man United set to miss out signing of South American no.9 valued at £86m

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Man Utd face bidding for o secure services of Inter Milan centre-forward Mauro Icardi as Real Madrid ready to splash big money on £86m proven goalscorer.

Serie A giants are ready to sell the South American forward following a drawn-out contract standoff that has been leaked in public and has drown speculations that Argentinian forward could leave the club for a cut-price deal.

The Italian giants feared to lose Icardi for a cut-price fee this season but Spanish media outlet Marca claims that Man Utd and Real Madrid ready to battle to secure services of Argentinian forward.

The Los Blancos are willing to go big with their offer for the former Sampdoria forward it is reported, as they want to bolster their offensive end for the next campaign and identified Icardi as an ideal replacement for Karim Benzema who has failed to become a team leader since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Red Devils are also eyeing up Icardi and ready to match the Los Blancos’ bid. However, they seem to have an advantage in the race as Ole Gunnar Solskjaers side could offer Romelu Lukaku in exchange for Argentina international forward.

The 26-year-old forward has scored 122 goals in 210 games for San Siro giants. However, he was recently stripped of the captaincy and hasn’t played a single minute in the last month.

This term despite the limited time on the pitch Icardi has managed to found back of the net 15 times in 28 games.