Manchester United are trying just like the favourites to signal Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji.
That’s in response to Sport1 reporter Patrick Berger, who’s saying Akanji has rejected a brand new contract from Borussia Dortmund value €9.5m a yr with a view to (doubtlessly) pursue a transfer to United.
United may put a switch into movement for the 26-year-old with a €30m valuation on the gamers head in the summertime.
Manuel Akanji has rejected a modern provide of €9.5m wage p.a. to increase his #BVB contract (operating till 2023), as we already reported. Been instructed Manchester United are very eager to signal him in summer time. Price ticket: €30m. Reunion at #MUFC together with his buddy Jadon Sancho? ??? @SPORT1
— Patrick Berger (@berger_pj) February 8, 2022
Akanji, a 38-cap Switzerland worldwide, is out of contract in 2023 and with the announcement of incoming Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule the membership could deem they’ll get purchase with out his companies within the coming season.
This implies Akanji could be more likely to reunite with former teammate Jadon Sancho at United, whereas the Englishman may additionally play a component in any potential between the 2 golf equipment.
United, are seemingly going to be available in the market for a centre again this summer time as properly.
Eric Bailly may depart in a switch away from the membership together with Phil Jones, whereas Harry Maguire has deteriorated massively from his sturdy showings of type final season and on the European Championships with England.
Though these selections will finally come all the way down to no matter new supervisor United select to make use of going ahead when Ralf Rangnick takes a spot behind the scenes.