Manchester United have been given hope over a attainable deadline day transfer for Ousmane Dembele by Barcelona supervisor Ronald Koeman.
United are nonetheless eager on including a brand new proper winger earlier than the switch window shuts on Monday and have checked out Dembele as a possible short-term choice.
MEN Sport understands Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet don’t have any intention of signing the 23-year-old on a everlasting deal this summer season however may make a mortgage transfer within the remaining hours of the window.
Jadon Sancho stays the precedence goal for United within the switch window however the membership acknowledge they need to take into account alternate options with a deal wanting more and more unlikely.
French World Cup winner Dembele may show to be short-term resolution if a mortgage deal will be agreed and Koeman admits there’s a likelihood he may go away on deadline day.
“What is definite on the planet? I don’t know,” Koeman advised reporters on Sunday. “In the intervening time, he’s a Barcelona participant. There’s nonetheless in the future left for incomings and outgoings. We’ll see.”
Talking final week Barcelona sporting director Ramon Planes insisted there had been no talks with United but with reference to Dembele’s future.
“To begin with, no negotiations with Manchester United for the time being,” he stated. “Utterly deny that. He is a participant we rely on, we all know his potential. We hope this 12 months the staff sees the very best of him.”
Memphis Depay’s impending transfer to Barcelona may increase United’s possibilities of touchdown Dembele.
“He (Depay) has reached an settlement with Barcelona, we do not disguise that in any respect,” Lyon’s sporting director Juninho stated on Sunday.