Manchester United have joined Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur within the race for Alexander Sorloth, in line with studies.
It is understood that United are engaged on as much as three extra offers within the two weeks that stay of the switch window, having solely introduced in Donny van de Beek to date.
Whereas M.E.N. Sport understands that the membership have stepped up plans to strengthen their defence following Saturday’s 3-1 humiliation by the hands of Crystal Palace, attacking signings stay the precedence this summer season.
Jadon Sancho is the highest goal however studies have emerged which recommend United may very well be involved in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s fellow countryman Sorloth.
The 24-year-old joined Palace in 2018 however struggled in England, managing to attain simply as soon as in 20 appearances earlier than leaving the membership on mortgage. He joined Turkish facet Trabzonspor final summer season and have become a revelation, bagging 33 targets, which had led to hypothesis that he may return to the Premier League.
In accordance with Turkish publication Asist Analiz, United are eager on signing Soroth however they face competitors from Spurs, with Jose Mourinho making no secret of his want to signal a striker.
It is reported that the Norwegian was set to signal for RB Leipzig however his medical on Monday was cancelled on the final minute, leaving the door open for different golf equipment to signal him.
Nevertheless, the report provides, any deal might be sophisticated as Sorloth’s mortgage spell at Trabzonspor doesn’t expire till the top of the present season.
M.E.N. Sport doesn’t perceive Sorloth to be a goal and a brand new striker is not a precedence this summer season.
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Elsewhere, United have been sad with the Portuguese media’s protection of the Bruno Fernandes pursuit, and they’re getting carried away once more now with Alex Telles.
This time A Bola declare there was ‘concrete progress’ in current hours over a deal for Telles, along with his agent Pini Zahavi attempting to get United to pay €20million.
The MEN understands United are monitoring Alex Telles however a deal will not be near being finalised as has been reported elsewhere.