Manchester United desperately seek an inspirational striker at the final third of the pitch and they are being linked with a move for young and productive 23-year-old star Timo Werner who can’t stop scoring for RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga.
The young attacker is currently in the race for this season’s Golden shoe award having scored 8 goals for his side in all competitions, and his goalscoring record has attracted Solskjaer’s attention.
The United manager has reportedly told his employers to move for his services in the next transfer window but British media, The Express, claimed that United won’t be able to lure him to the Theatre of Dreams in January.
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It should be recalled that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was heavily linked with a move for the young man’s services in the previous season but the highly-rated tactician couldn’t convince his compatriot into joining the Anfield outfits.
Werner helped his team recorded a 1-1 draw against Wolfsburg on Saturday as his 54th-minute goal was enough to earn Leipzig a point from the encounter.
Understandably, the German club won’t want to lose such an important part of their team in the middle of the season but United will reportedly do everything to convince the young man before the start of 2020-21 season.
Man Utd To Make A Bid For 13-Goal Bundesliga Attacker
Fallen Premier League heavyweights Manchester United are readying a big bid for German international attacker Timo Werner who plays for top flight club RB Leipzig.
According to the publication from the stables of the Eurosport, Manchester United want to make a bid for Timo Werner before the red-hot striker is snapped up by other interested clubs.
The Red Devils might need to spend as much as £27m to sign the petite German when the January transfer window reopens in two months’ time.
Timo Werner has been in very good form for German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig this season after netting 13 goals in 15 appearances in all competitions.
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In addition, the German has scored nine goals in 10 German Bundesliga games thus making him the leading goalscorer in the division save Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski.
Polish national team skipper Lewandowski has scored 14 goals in just 10 league games for Bayern Munich since the start of this season.
Manchester United will have to fight clubs like arch-rivals Liverpool and Bayern Munich for the right to sign £27m-rated Timo Werner.
The Red Devils have been blunt in attack for the best part of this season especially in the Premier League and Timo Werner can add the necessary firepower lacking to the team.
Man Utd Face Liverpool Threat For Bundesliga Striker
Three-time European champions Manchester United will have to fend off the threat of Liverpool in the race to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner.
According to Eurosport, the Red Devils are interested in a deal for German international Timo Werner in January.
Manchester United are not the only club keen on a January transfer for Timo Werner who has been one of the best players in the German top flight this term.
Reigning European champions Liverpool are also interested in Werner who’s rated at £27m at the moment.
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Both Liverpool and Manchester United were linked with Timo Werner in the summer but the petite attacker stayed at RB Leipzig for the start of this season.
Timo Werner has been in the goals for RB Leipzig this season after netting 13 goals and five assists in 15 games in all competitions this term.
He has scored nine goals and also provided three assists in just 10 German Bundesliga games this season.
The German striker will add the much needed firepower to the Manchester United attack.
England international Marcus Rashford is the leading goalscorer in the Manchester United team in the Premier League this season with just five goals followed by Anthony Martial, Daniel James and Scott McTominay (three goals).
Arsenal Eyeing £40m Move For Bundesliga Defender
Premier League giants Arsenal are eyeing a cut-price deal for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano according to the latest reports in the British media.
Dayot Upamecano has been a transfer target for the Gunners for the last six months dating back to the summer.
The specific report from The Sun claimed that Arsenal are ready to offer £40m for the young French defender.
RB Leipzig rejected a bid for the defender from Arsenal in the summer with the German Bundesliga outfit holding out for the £88m release clause in his contract at the club.
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Arsenal want to sign the center-back in a cut-price deal since he has 18 months left on his RB Leipzig deal at the moment.
The Gunners were not able to lure him away from his German Bundesliga club in the summer and they ended up signing David Luiz from London rivals Chelsea on the deadline day of the Premier League transfer window.
David Luiz moved from Chelsea to Arsenal in a deal reported to be around £8m on a two-year deal until the end of the 2020/21 season.
He has already scored one goal for Arsenal in his eight appearances for the North Londoners since his move in August.
Manchester United Plotting Double Bundesliga Swoop
Fallen Premier League giants Manchester United are said to be plotting a double raid on the German Bundesliga according to the latest media reports in the United Kingdom.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to strengthen his team in the New Year and the German Bundesliga duo of Kai Havertz and Thomas Muller are high on his list of transfer targets.
Kai Havertz plays his club football for German Bundesliga side and Champions League campaigners Bayer Leverkusen, while Thomas Muller is on the payroll of German champions Bayern Munich whom he has scored 110 goals for in 326 games in all competitions.
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Manchester United are interested in a 125 million pounds swoop for the two aforementioned German international players according to the publication from the Daily Mirror.
Solskjaer has adopted the policy of grooming and buying young players but Thomas Mueller at the age of 30 is a different case with the Manchester United manager keen to sign an experienced attacker to groom the likes of Marcus Rashford, Mason Greenwood and Anthony Martial.
On his part, Kai Havertz is one of the most promising players in German football at the moment and Manchester United will have to fend off the likes of Bayern Munich to sign him.
Man Utd Swoop In To Sign 8-goal Striker
Premier League giants Manchester United are keen to sign one of the best strikers in the German Bundesliga when the transfer market reopens next year.
RB Leipzig star Timo Werner is undoubtedly one of the best strikers on the German Bundesliga scene.
This is according to the publication from the Daily Express which claimed that Manchester United want to boost their attacking options with German striker Timo Werner.
Manchester United have not been at their best on the attacking front this season and that has affected results especially in the Premier League.
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The Red Devils have one of the worst attacking records in the Premier League this season with nine goals scored in eight games.
Timo Werner has scored eight goals and also assisted one more in 11 games in all competitions in the colours of RB Leipzig this season and he’s not the only attacker linked with a move to Manchester United in the New Year.
Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic has been surplus to requirements at the Italian Serie A club since Maurizio Sarri took charge of the team this summer.
He has been seriously linked with a move to the Premier League with Manchester United interested in the Croatian player.
Man Utd Set Sign To Sign Bundesliga Midfielder In January
Fallen Premier League giants Manchester United are interested in a move for highly rated Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder Dennis Zakaria.
This is according to the reports emanating from the German media.
Denis Zakaria is one of the best young midfielders in Germany and he is a Swiss international.
The young Borussia Moenchengladbach FC of Germany midfielder is the midfield partner for Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka in the Swiss national team.
Dennis Zakaria has scored three goals in 24 appearances for the Swiss national team.
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According to the popular German newspaper Bild, Manchester United want to sign the Swiss international star and they will have to pay more than 50 million euros to sign him.
The fee would be a record for German Bundesliga leaders Borussia Moenchengladbach.
The current record is the 43 million euros received for the sale of Granit Xhaka to North London giants Arsenal in the summer of 2016.
Denis Zakaria has been one of the standout performers for Borussia Moenchengladbach who are at the top of the table in the German Bundesliga despite the loss to title challengers Borussia Dortmund on Saturday evening.
Dortmund beat the league leaders 1-0 at home in a week eight clash courtesy the second half strike from Marco Reus.
Bundesliga Manager Lined Up To Replace Solskjaer
Premier League giants Manchester United have penciled down RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann as a potential candidate to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Julian Nagelsmann made his name as the TSG Hoffenheim manager before he left to join RB Leipzig and the German tactician has been mentioned as a possible manager for Manchester United in they decide to replace former club striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who’s under serious pressure to perform at the moment.
On his part, Julian Nagelsmann started the season at the top of the German Bundesliga table with his RB Leipzig players but they have gone off the boil literally.
RB Leipzig are in fifth position now with 14 points from just seven league games.
Solskjaer and Manchester United have been largely unconvincing this season.
They lie in the 12th spot on the Premier League table with nine points only.
Manchester United are two points above the relegation zone after their latest loss at the home of Newcastle United.
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Arsenal Handed Double Injury Boost Ahead Of Aston Villa Clash
Arsenal have received a double injury boost ahead of their Premier League meeting with newly promoted side Aston Villa on Sunday evening.
Gunners faithfuls have been boosted with the return to action of fullbacks Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin.
The two players were in action for the Arsenal u23 team during their game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday night.
Tierney and Bellerin played over an hour each for Arsenal as they played out a 2-2 draw with Wolves.
Scottish international Kieran Tierney played his first game in an Arsenal shirt since his move in the summer.
The 22-year-old joined Arsenal from Scottish champions Celtic during this summer’s transfer window for a fee believed to be around £25m.
Kieran Tierney has been injured for the past few months after he underwent hip surgery while he was a Celtic player.
The Scottish left-back came through the ranks at Celtic before he made his first team debut.
He was part of the Celtic squad that won an unprecedented treble in each of the last three seasons.
On his part, Hector Bellerin has not played for Arsenal since he sustained a serious knee injury during the London Derby clash with Chelsea in the Premier League in January.