Man Utd News Summary: World-Class No.10 on Radar, Battle For Ligue 1 Star, Defender Set to Leave

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Man Utd Interested In Signing of 21-year-old in-demand Ligue 1 Forward

Lille striker Nicolas Pepe is reportedly attracting interest from both Premier League giants Man United and Arsenal.

According to French outlet Telefoot, as cited on Calciomercato, both English clubs are keeping close tabs on the African forward,.

Pepe was strongly linked with a move to the English top-tier throughout the summer, however, he stayed in France.

It was expected that Lille may struggle to keep hold of the player who has found back of the net 13 times across all competitions last campaign.

There has previously been interesting in Europe, with Real Betis, Sevilla and Lyon all linked with the player.

Another Premier League club Southampton had been rumoured with a move for the talented midfielder during the summer and some reports suggested that the Saints had a bid turned down by Lille.

The Saints were offering around €14 million for the 21-year-old, but Lille were demanding closer to €30 million in order to finalise the transfer, which may be an indicator of how much both Arsenal and Man Utd will have to spend.

Man Utd £30m Star Could Make Shock January Move to Direct PL Rivals

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly emerged as potential suitors for Man Utd centre-back Erick Bailly.

The former Villareal defender has fallen down the pecking order at Man Utd following last month’s loss to Brighton & Hove Albion, being left out of the starting XI in each of the Reds last three games.

The Mirror claimed that the Ivory Coast international is now ready to depart the club in January in search of more regular first-team football, sparking interest from some top-six rivals.

Arsenal and Tottenham are thought to be monitoring the situation and could make move for Man Ud star if he fail to regain his place in the side before the transfer window reopens this winter.

The 24-year-old has joined the Red Devils for £30m in 2016, however, he has made only 37 Premier League starts for the Reds during the last campaign.

Meanwhile, Man Utd and Arsenal could also agree on a deal for Anthony Martial who has been unhappy with his playing time at Old Trafford.

European giants ready to offer 52-goals in 100-games forward for Paul Pogba

Serie A champions Juventus are ready to offer Argentina international forward Paulo Dybala in exchange for Man United midfielder Paul Pogba.

According to The Mirror, Juve are prepared to let the South American forward to move to English top-tier if it means they are able to re-sign Paul Pogba.

The Red Devils have signed Pogba from Serie A champions for a – then – world record fee £89m and now  Juventus are looking to bring him back to Allianz Stadium.

Dybala is yet to score this campaign for Italian giants after founding back of the net 26 times in all competitions last campaign for the team.

Since joining from Palermo in 2015, Argentine forward has found back of the net 52 times in 100 Serie A games for Juventus.

The 25-year-old forward would appear a real coup on paper, even if it meant them losing Pogba.

Pogba has also been rumoured with a move to Barcelona in recent months.

Meanwhile, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly emerged as potential suitors for Man Utd centre-back Erick Bailly.

The former Villareal defender has fallen down the pecking order at Man Utd following last month’s loss to Brighton & Hove Albion, being left out of the starting XI in each of the Reds last three games.

The Mirror claimed that the Ivory Coast international is now ready to depart the club in January in search of more regular first-team football, sparking interest from some top-six rivals.

Arsenal and Tottenham are thought to be monitoring the situation and could make move for Man Ud star if he fail to regain his place in the side before the transfer window reopens this winter.