Manchester United’s seek for a centre-forward is gathering tempo with the switch window now in full swing.
Erik ten Hag is determined for a dependable goalscorer to guide his line subsequent season after the over reliance on Marcus Rashford final day trip.
Atalanta striker Rasmus Hojlund is the title on everybody’s lips with United firmly registering their curiosity within the participant.
Switch guru Fabrizio Romano says United will probably be sending their first official bid for Hojlund this week, with PSG circling for the striker.
As confirmed by Romano in his Each day Briefing podcast, United have already settled on private phrases with Hojlund who would favor a transfer to Manchester quite than maintain out for the Parisians.
This little question provides United the sting in race to signal the 20-year-old however they may nonetheless have to act quick to get the deal achieved with out the disturbance from PSG.
“Man United wish to ship the proposal quickly they usually wish to speed up as PSG are nonetheless and chatting with the participant’s camp. The precedence for Hojlund may be very clear: Manchester United,” says Romano.
Hojlund has emerged as one in all Europe’s best younger skills after a breakthrough season at Atalanta noticed him rating 16 occasions for Piero Gasperini’s facet.
His bodily stature and lighting tempo makes him tailored for the Premier League and Ten Hag will probably be hoping the United board can fend off any curiosity from the French Champions.
PSG are planning for all times with out Kylian Mbappe, who has additionally been linked with a transfer to Outdated Trafford.
Nevertheless, it stays extremely unlikely Manchester will probably be Mbappe’s subsequent vacation spot and Ten Hag has earmarked Hojlund as the proper man to spearhead his assault subsequent season.
With the beginning of the brand new marketing campaign lower than a month away, the United boss will probably be hoping for a constructive conclusion to the deal as quickly as doable to offer Hojlund the very best likelihood of bedding in earlier than the season kicks off.
Recent studies counsel Harry Kane can also now be extra attainable than first thought, with Spurs preferring to money in quite than lose him without cost. Nevertheless, United are anticipated to proceed to prioritise Hojlund having achieved the early legwork on the deal.