The Red Devils are reportedly preparing a fresh bid for Napoli centre-defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
The Senegal international has regularly been credited with a move to the English Premier League in recent transfer windows, and Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis recently announced that Kalidou Koulibaly would be allowed to depart if a suitable bids arrives this summer transfer window.
Manchester City had been leading the race for the Senegalese signature, but that transfer has been held up by the strained relationship between the 2 teams after their Jorginho discussions broke down last summer transfer window.
Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, cited by The Mirror, now claims that Manchester United are looking to hijack the deal, which is expected to set them back at least €75m (£68.1m).
Manchester United gaffer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is known to have earmarked centrre defense as one of his top priority for the remainder of the current transfer window, alongside a new left-sided defender and right attacker.
Manchester United have only made one signing so far this summer transfer window, bringing in Donny van de Beek from Dutch outfit, Ajax.