Marco Verratti's agent insists the PSG star is destined for a move to a 'top European club'
It was claimed Verratti would be staying with Paris Saint-Germain last week, which appeared to end United and Chelsea's hopes of signing the France international.
PSG star Marco Verrattii is currently on international duty with Italy
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However, his agent's latest comments will put the Premier League giants back on red alert.
"The situation is extremely complicated, he’s tied to a very important contract until 2021,” Verratti’s agent told Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport.
"He wants to win and, with PSG as they are now, he cannot win.
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"He’s been in Paris for 5 years and now has to make a decision: to earn a lot without winning or earn or to become a champion?
"It's not a question of money: anyone who buys Verratti would pay a lot. Because there is at least one thing for sure: he leaves PSG, it will be for a top European club."
Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte are both keen on adding quality to their respective squads, but could have to stump up around £70million if they want to secure Verratti's signature.