MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly opened talks over a transfer swoop for Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele.
The 24-year-old has struggled to make an impact at the Nou Camp since his big-money arrival from Borussia Dortmund in 2017 due to injuries.
But last season he did manage to find some form, and with 13 goals in 48 games, convinced the club to offer him a new contract.
His current arrangement ends at the end of the campaign and he will be free to leave for nothing unless he agrees to sign an extension.
Spanish outlet El Nacional reports that contact has already been made by United with France international forward.
The Red Devils have allegedly informed Dembele’s representatives of their desire to bring him to Old Trafford on a freebie in June.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have Cristiano Ronaldo back in his ranks but the midweek defeat to West Ham highlighted his lack of firepower elsewhere.
United, who rested the Portuguese legend, were dumped out of the Carabao Cup thanks to a 1-0 home loss.
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