Manchester United’s signing of Southampton star Sadio Mane will cost the Old Trafford club a totla of £62.5 million in transfer fees and wages, The Sun report.
The Red Devils have looked out of sorts in attack this season and are widely expected to add new blood to Louis van Gaal’s squad over the next month.
Mane was a target in the summer and remains a priority after more excellent performances for the Saints over the last couple of months.
The Senegalese winger was dropped for Southampton’s 1-0 defeat to Norwich yesterday after being late for a pre-match meeting, with Ronald Koeman admitting that the African star was not focussed currently.
United are ready to splash £30 million on the former Red Bull Salzburg attacker, with his £125,000 per week wages over five years to add to the player’s cost to the Manchester club.
Van Gaal’s side won 2-1 at home to Swansea yesterday to move a step closer to rejoining the Premier League’s top four.