Lyon striker Moussa Dembele would find it hard to turn down a move to Manchester United during this summer’s transfer window, a report from Manchester Night News claims.
The France international joined the Ligue 1 outfit from Celtic in the summer of 2018 and he has actually considering that contributed 44 goals and 13 assists from simply 88 appearances in all competitions.
According to Manchester Night News, the 23- year-old stays a keen admirer of the Red Devils and would be lured by the possibility of joining them at the end of the campaign.
Nevertheless, it is added that United do not consider him as an option at the transfer and the minute would depend on the decision made by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
United have actually mostly utilized video analysis to recognize their striker targets however they have actually just recently moved to a more data-driven technique and have added RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner to their summer shortlist.
Solskjaer’s side have actually mainly depended upon Anthony Martial to lead the line this season while the likes of Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood, who can play in advance, have actually mostly included on left and extreme right respectively.
On the other hand, loan finalizing Odion Ighalo has actually got his fair share of games following his mid-season move from Shanghai Shenhua however the manager has actually not fancied him for a Premier League start.
Considering this, the Red Devils certainly need a quality rival to Martial for the centre-forward role and Dembele might be thought about, offered he is a natural striker with excellent dribbling and completing abilities.
Dembele, who has netted 22 times in the existing season, might be readily available for ₤36 m, according to Transfermarkt. Needs To United sign him, he would be considered a home- grown player, having actually begun his expert profession with Fulham in the Championship.
The Frenchman invested 4 years with the Cottagers in between 2012 and 2016 prior to he made the switch to Celtic on a complimentary transfer for a little payment fee of ₤500,000
Statistics from Transfermarkt.com