Man United and Liverpool have made contact over signing Atletico Madrid star Jose Gimenez
Gimenez, 22, has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in recent transfer windows with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho showing a particular interest in the Uruguayan international.
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It is claimed the Premier League rivals have both been in touch with Gimenez's representatives about a potential summer move.
And it appears as if Liverpool and United will be locked in a transfer battle for his signature with the Uruguay international wanting to leave Atletico due to falling out of favour under Diego Simeone.
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Jose Gimenez has fallen out of favour at Atletico Madrid
The report adds Atletico are ready to listen to offers for the centre-back, but they will only consider doing business if his release clause of £38million is met.
Gimenez has made just nine La Liga appearances this season and is contracted to Atletico until 2018.