Atalanta striker Rasmus Hojlund desires to hitch Manchester United now with the Denmark worldwide firmly on Erik ten Hag’s radar.
Kane is United’s primary switch goal for the striker’s place. Nonetheless, there are important obstacles that must be overcome earlier than Kane indicators for the Pink Devils.
The England captain is more likely to command an enormous switch price. United may also have to counter heavy resistance from Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy, who has greater than made it clear he has no intention of promoting Kane.
It is for that reason that United are exploring different targets even whereas they take a look at Tottenham’s resolve to maintain Kane.
The Athletic have reported that preliminary talks have taken place with the likes of Hojlund and Eintracht Frankfurt’s Randal Kolo Muani.
The Peoples Individual had reported that Ten Hag has already spoken with Hojlund by way of video name weeks in the past.
This season, the 20-year-old has scored 9 objectives in 32 Serie A video games for Atalanta. He has been much more prolific for his nationwide workforce, scoring 5 objectives in two appearances.
Nonetheless, there have been murmurs of discontent behind-the-scenes with the Atalanta supervisor who feels rumours have distracted the striker in latest months.
“His kind fluctuated in latest months, amid some friction with Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini, who stated final month: He did very properly after the primary (a part of the season), then he was known as as much as the nationwide workforce and too many rumours distracted him, then there was the (hip) harm,” The Athletic wrote.
“The participant is keen to make the transfer to United now and has signed with brokers SEG, whose co-founder Kees Vos represents Ten Hag and is an everyday customer to the membership’s coaching base at Carrington.”
Hojlund’s settlement with SEG solely runs till the top of the approaching switch window.
Laurie Whitwell additionally added, “United are in separate discussions with Eintracht Frankfurt over France worldwide Randal Kolo Muani. Murtough has held talks with the Bundesliga aspect in regards to the 24-year-old, and the indications are he may value as a lot as €80million.”
United have additionally inquired about Benfica’s Goncalo Ramos and Napoli ahead Victor Osimhen.
The 20-time English champions are well-informed about Dusan Vlahovic’s state of affairs at Juventus. Vlahovic’s excessive wages are, nevertheless, a significant sticking level.
Ten Hag is eager on signing two strikers – a confirmed one like Kane and a younger goalscorer with the potential to develop even additional. However these plans depend upon the summer time price range which nonetheless stays unsure.