Man United make final assault for Nicolas Otamendi

According to reports in Spain and England, Manchester United are closing in on acquiring the signature of Argentine International Nicolas Otamendi.

The highly rater center-back is currently under contract at Spanish La Liga side, Valencia for whom he has been in great form over the past couple of seasons.

The Red Devils manager, Louis Van Gaal is a huge admirer of the Argentine and is very keen on bringing his to Old Trafford in a bid to add more depth to the squad and shore up its backline that was very inconsistent last season.

Reports claims that Nicolas Otamendi has been offered a lucrative deal of 4 years and his current club has reportedly accepted a 25 million pounds.

The defender is currently in Chili on national team duty for Argentina for Copa America. United are set to send their representatives to south America to finalise the terms with the player and make an official announcement when the tournament ends.