Legend announces why big Man United deal is happening after fee and terms agreed

Torino accepted Manchester United’s £12m bid for Matteo Darmian because they need the cash to invest in their squad, according to club legend Claudio Sala.

Italy international full-back Darmian, 25, has agreed a four-year deal to join United and should sign on the dotted line in the coming days.

Sala told Tuttomercatoweb: “Torino needed to sell in order to invest and strengthen the team properly for the season and decided to sacrifice the full-back because he still wanted to go on.

“In the face of some major deals then you cannot say no.

“It can be a good deal for Torino, but on the condition that this money be reinvested adequately for players that can contribute to the cause.”

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