Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Wanted Defender Will Take Time to Decide on Future

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Wanted Defender Will Take Time to Decide on Future

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THOMAS Meunier will delay making a decision on his Paris Saint-Germain future until the club confirms manager Unai Emery's replacement.

PSG's elimination from the Champions League this month effectively sealed former Sevilla coach Emery's fate. The club is on course to regain the Ligue 1 title but Emery presided over the catastrophic 6-1 defeat to Barcelona in the last 16 last year and Real Madrid beat them 5-2 on aggregate at the same stage this term.

Dani Alves joined PSG in the summer and has established himself as the first choice right-back ahead of Meunier, who only started one of their eight Champions League ties and has earned just 12 league starts.

The Belgium international has spoken of his admiration for United in the past and Jose Mourinho is expected to make a full-back addition in the summer transfer window. …

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