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Fiorentina eye summer move for Manchester United full-back Brandon Williams

Brandon Williams is close to joining Norwich City on loan

Fiorentina are keen on signing Manchester United full-back Brandon Williams this summer, reports TuttoMercatoWeb.

The Serie A club want a new left-back and are ready to recruit the services of the 22-year-old.

Fiorentina want to sign Williams on an initial loan deal with an option to buy him for €5 million.

The Englishman is out of contract next year, but Man United are expected to activate the option to extend his deal before sending him out on loan.

Williams earns around €20,000 per week, and Fiorentina could be willing to cover his whole wages to boost their chances of landing him on loan.

The Man United defender struggled with fitness issues during the first half of the season and has played just once this term.

Williams came on for four minutes during the Carabao Cup game against Burnley in December.

Red Devils manager Erik ten Hag revealed towards the end of January that a temporary exit could be on the cards for the full-back.

Nothing materialised but Williams is expected to leave the Old Trafford club this summer.

Ten Hag is willing to let him leave, but whether another loan deal appeals to the club remains to be seen.

The youngster spent 2021-22 on loan with Norwich City, appearing in 26 Premier League games.

Williams made 36 appearances across all competitions in his debut season for the Red Devils in 2019-20.

The Man United academy graduate has been unable to force his way back into the senior team, but another loan deal could bring the best out of him.

Fiorentina want to take the punt on him, and agreeing to buy him for €5m after a loan makes sense.