Manchester United are set to storm the transfer market as the Red Devils are keen to bring in world-class players to massively improve the team before the transfer deadline next month. According to reports, Manchester United are reportedly set to agree a deal to complete the double signing of Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona and highly rated Sevilla defender Jules Koundé as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen for fresh players.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly issued a request to the board to bring in a defender to improve the team’s defensive stability and solidify the team as Manchester United have been vulnerable is defense. Manchester United transfer chiefs have reportedly earmarked Jules Koundé as a potential signing as the young Sevilla defender has attracted the interest of several clubs with his performances.
21-Year Old Jules Koundé has been regarded as one of the best young defenders in Europe as his impressive performances for Sevilla in the league and Europa league has attracted the interest of several top European clubs. Manchester City failed in their attempt to lure the French defender to the Etihad stadium and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team has now seen this as a perfect opportunity to sign the defender from Sevilla.
According to reports, Manchester United have already opened preliminary talks with the player’s representatives and also the Red Devils have started talks with Sevilla in other to reach an agreement. According to Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United are reportedly ready to match Sevilla’s £57million asking price to sign the defender and if all terms of the deal are agreed, the transfer will be announced in the next coming days.
Jules Koundé is exactly who Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to partner Harry Maguire in defense as the young defender impressed the Manchester United coach when Sevilla defeated the Red Devils in the Europa league semi final last season. Jules Koundé has an excellent reading of the game, his strong tackling ability, positioning and passing range has made him to be compared with several great defenders.
Also, Manchester United are set to complete the signing of Dembele from Barcelona as the Red Devils have been in talks with the Catalan giants over the transfer of the 23-Year old French attacker. Manchester United are keen to sign an attacker after failing to land Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund and highly rated Dembele could be the club’s marquee attacking signing this summer.
23-Year Old Ousmane Dembele is regarded as one of the best young attackers in Europe but niggling injury issues have halted his development since his huge £105millon transfer from Dortmund to Barcelona. Barcelona are looking to cash in on the attacker and the Red Devils have seen him as a great fit to the pattern of play in which Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to implement at the club.
Manchester United are reportedly ready to agree a £54million Deal to complete the signing of Dembele and the attacker could be signing a 5-Years contract with Manchester United if all terms are agreed. The double signing of Koundé and Dembele will be massive additions for United as both players will massively improve the attack and defense for many years.