Man United reject world-record bid from Arsenal for Alessia Russo
Manchester United have rejected a world-record bid from Arsenal for striker Alessia Russo however the deal may nonetheless go forward, sources have instructed ESPN.
Russo is out of contract in the summertime and will go away United for free, however Arsenal have made a bid in extra of the £400,000 Barcelona was reported to have paid to signal Keira Walsh from Manchester City in September.
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Arsenal have submitted a second bid for the striker that’s believed to be price round £500,000, sources have instructed ESPN. However, sources at Manchester United have instructed ESPN that no second bid has but been made.
The 23-year-old Russo has scored 17 objectives in 35 Women’s Super League (WSL) appearances since becoming a member of from North Carolina Tar Heels in 2020.
The membership anticipate Arsenal to return with one other bid to signal the England worldwide earlier than the Women’s Super League deadline at 5 p.m. GMT, which might give United a call to make about whether or not to money in now.
Man United are high of the WSL on objective distinction with Arsenal sitting three factors behind in third.