RB Leipzig have slapped a £100m (€115m) price ticket on star striker Christopher Nkunku in an try to postpone bids from Manchester United and different golf equipment this summer time, based on The Unbiased.
Because the Crimson Devils look so as to add some a lot wanted hearth energy to their quickly shrinking squad, Nkunku seems to have been dominated out by his membership on this switch window.
Whereas it’s understood that United and a bunch of different prime golf equipment have enquired concerning the Frenchman, the German outfit have made a transfer of their very own and valued the participant out of any potential switch.
With a excessive price ticket and the ahead additionally anticipated to place pen to paper on a brand new improved contract, together with a launch clause, it appears sure he’ll keep at the least yet one more season within the Bundesliga.
And United aren’t the one ones who appear to have turned their attentions to Nkunku.
With fellow Premiership rivals Liverpool and Arsenal in addition to French champions and former membership Paris St Germain all having made enquiries, Leipzig seem to have pissed off many potential suitors for his or her most important man.
With the Previous Trafford membership additionally lacking out on Darwin Nuñez following his proposed transfer to Liverpool, new boss Erik ten Hag had reportedly hoped to make a bid for the Bundesliga participant of the season.
After scoring 35 targets in all competitions final time period, Nkunku is one among Europe’s hottest strikers and will nicely discover himself on the centre of a bidding warfare subsequent yr ought to he proceed his scintillating kind.
“Leipzig have set a excessive worth for the participant and satisfied him one other season within the Bundesliga is healthier for his profession” The Unbiased goes on to elucidate.
United do seem intent on signing an attacking participant in the course of the summer time.
However a central midfielder would certainly be greater on the listing of priorities ought to a giant cash deal happen.
And incoming supervisor Erik Ten Hag’s former participant at Ajax, Frenkie de Jong, nonetheless appears a agency favorite to hyperlink up together with his fellow Dutchman once more.