Roma ‘set’ Tammy Abraham asking price and other Manchester United transfer rumors


Roma have reportedly named their price tag for star striker Tammy Abraham amid interest from Manchester United.

The England international celebrated his call up alongside Gareth Southgate with an important brace in their Derby della Capitale showdown with Lazio at the weekend. His double took his seasonal tally in his first Serie A campaign to 15.

United are looking for a young striker as they prepare for the departure of veteran striker Edinson Cavani and by the end of next season Cristiano Ronaldo will be 38. was forced to field a team without a recognized striker.

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Daily mail, via the Subway, claim Jose Mourinho’s side have set an asking price of £100million for the striker amid interest from the Reds and other Premier League sides. Further reports suggest they may be keen to sell Abraham rather than risk losing with former club Chelsea having a £67m buyout clause.

City are also reportedly chasing the 24-year-old. It has been said that the Serie A side are keen to keep the striker in their ranks but would struggle to turn down offers close to his valuation after losses of £154m last year.

In the meantime, information in Germany – in particular from Bild, via transfer market – reported that Manuel Akanji had rejected a second extension offer from Borussia Dortmund. They say the Swiss international is flirting with a move to the English top flight with the Reds, already making an offer.

The 26-year-old is out of contract at Signal Iduna Park next year and it has been reported elsewhere that he would be willing to sell the defender for around €30m (£24m). Other reports in Germany said the possibility of him remaining is “almost zero”.

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