Casemiro is now set to seal a sensational move to Old Trafford (Picture: Getty)
Manchester United are edging closer to a deal to sign Real Madrid star Casemiro with the midfielder set to undergo a medical on Friday.
An audacious bid to land the 30-year-old was launched this week with United prepared to pay £60million to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford.
Real Madrid will not stand in the Brazilian’s way should he wish to leave with The Athletic now reporting he has agreed a four-year deal with United with an option of a fifth.
While the deal is not completed yet, the transfer moving quickly with Marca reporting the former Sao Paulo youngster will travel to Manchester to undergo a medical on Friday with Real’s permission.
United are prepared to Casemiro one of their top earners and while reports claiming he will double his salary are said to be wide of the mark, his deal is said to be worth £350-000-a-week, the sum David de Gea is reported to earn.
Reports in Brazil add Casemiro’s decision to consider United’s offer is based on ‘sporting reasons’, viewing United as one of the few club’s that can provide him with a fresh challenge having won everything there is to win during his hugely successful time at Real Madrid.
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