“If he comes? I don’t know, I asked him but he didn’t want to tell me. I would like to have him at Chelsea, he is a champion. It would help a lot if he were to come.” Manchester United could also pursue a move for Argentinian after manager Erik ten Hag said that they will do ‘everything in our power’ to get the right striker.

United scored just 58 goals last season – 30 less than Arsenal – with a number nine top of their priority list this summer. However, targets Harry Kane and Victor Osimhen look out of their price range so Dybala could prove a bargain option.