Date:15th June 2015 at 11:11pm
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Is the 22 year-old worth that much?

Is the 22 year- old worth that much?

Louis Van Gaal will have to convince the United board to part with £58 million if he’s to pursue the striker Alvaro Morata according to the latest reports. 

The Metro notes: Manchester United are reportedly keen on Juventus’ Alvaro Morata but have been told they must pay £58million to complete a transfer.

The Red Devils are in the market for a new striker and were keen on Mario Mandzukic.

But Wolfsburg are ahead of them in the race to sign the Croatian so they have turned their attention to the Spanish attacker.

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has slapped a £58m price tag on his head.

Morata’s stock has risen dramatically over the past few months with goals in the Champions League semi finals and the final. Morata certainly fits the bill as an exciting young striker with top level experience and at the age of 22 is only going to improve. United may be put off by such a large fee for a striker yet to play in the Premier League.

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