Liverpool and Manchester United eyeing January cut-price Aaron Ramsey bid

Liverpool and Manchester United are both preparing for the possibility of making a cut-price bid for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in January, according to Standard Sport.

The 27-year-old’s contract negotiations with the Gunners collapsed last month with his current deal due to expire next summer.

The Welshman is keen to remain in England, despite interest from abroad, with his family settled in London.

Liverpool and Manchester United’s January move for Ramsey

BEIJING, CHINA – JULY 21: Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey fight for the ball during a training session at Birds Nest on July 21, 2017 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Yifan Ding/Getty Images)

Ramsey is not short of options with AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus also interested in landing his signature.

However, the midfielder is expected to remain in England with his wife soon to give birth to twins.

Arsenal officials feel Liverpool and United will attempt to take advantage of the player’s contract situation in January.

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Jurgen Klopp wants to sign Ramsey as an alternative to Nabil Fekir whose move from Lyon fell through over the summer.

Meanwhile, £52m signing Fred is yet to hit the ground running at Manchester United and Jose Mourinho is keen to sign a new midfielder.

It is expected that Ramsey could leave the Emirates for a fee worth around £25m.

Unai Emery keen to reinvest Ramsey funds

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 07: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s third goal during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Arsenal FC at Craven Cottage on October 7, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Unai Emery will sanction the sale of Ramsey in January to raise funds to reinvest in his squad.

Like Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal will look to sell the player in January to recuperate some funds.

The Gunners are eyeing moves for Atlanta United’s Miguel Almiron and Porto’s Hector Herrera.


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