GET KIM IN MANCHESTER UNITED have lodged a “colossal” contract proposal to Napoli star Kim Min-jae, according to reports.
The 26-year-old has been a rock at the back in Napoli’s first title-winning season since 1990.
Kim Min-jae is a reported target for Manchester United
His form has led to reported interest from the Red Devils.
Earlier this week, reports claimed United were in advanced talks to sign Kim and are open to activating his release clause, thought to be between £43million and £52m.
And, according to Foot Mercato, United held discussions with Kim’s representatives some weeks ago over personal terms.
There it is claimed the Red Devils offered a “colossal” salary offer to the South Korean international.
Foot Mercato claim Kim is happy in Naples, but “dreams” of playing in the Premier League.
He only joined the club last summer in a £16m deal from Turkish giants Fenerbahce.
Kim was signed as a replacement for Kalidou Koulibaly, who joined Chelsea, in the heart of Napoli’s defence.
He has played 43 times in all competitions for the Italian outfit this season, chipping in with two goals and two assists.
United boss Erik ten Hag wants to bolster his backline after seeing both Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane suffer injuries in the final weeks of the campaign.
Luke Shaw has filled in at centre-back alongside Victor Lindelof in their absence, although the Swede’s future at the club remains up in the air.
There are also question marks over club captain Harry Maguire’s role at Old Trafford.
The England man looks increasingly likely to be offloaded in the summer.