Actual Madrid have joined the race to signal RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano subsequent summer season, in response to stories.
After finishing the signing of Donny van de Beek, MEN Sport understands that United are engaged on as much as three extra offers earlier than the October 5 deadline.
Though Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hasn’t dominated out strengthening his defence and the membership are monitoring numerous left-backs, attacking positions have been prioritised this summer season and Jadon Sancho stays the highest goal.
A brand new centre-back could possibly be on the agenda subsequent summer season, nonetheless, with Chris Smalling and Marcos Rojo each probably leaving Previous Trafford within the present window.
United have been closely linked with Leipzig’s spectacular younger centre-half Upamecano, who performed an important function within the Bundesliga membership reaching the Champions League semi-finals for the primary time of their historical past final season.
The 21-year-old signed a brand new contract with Leipzig earlier this summer season and supervisor Julian Nagelsmann just lately made it clear he’ll stick with the membership for the approaching season, although he did admit that he may go away after that.
Upamecano changing into obtainable subsequent summer season may swimsuit United completely, however they are going to possible face stiff competitors to signal the Frenchman.
In keeping with AS La Liga champions Actual Madrid have entered the race as they give the impression of being to enhance their very own defence. Nonetheless, United could have a bonus over Los Blancos as Madrid are mentioned to be prioritising strikes for Kylian Mbappe and Eduardo Camavinga subsequent summer season.
Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are additionally mentioned to have an interest.
In the meantime, Smalling is reportedly simply ‘one step away’ from returning to Roma.
The 30-year-old has been coaching individually at Carrington forward of a possible departure, and is eager on a transfer again to the Italian capital after having fun with a profitable mortgage spell there final season.
In keeping with Gazzetta dello Sport, Roma have made a brand new supply of €12-13million and hope that might be sufficient to deliver him to the Stadio Olimpico completely.