Manchester United have been made aware of the price tag of Christopher Nkunku as RB Leipzig are reportedly asking for a fee of around £46 million for their starman as per the report in Bild (via The Sun).
The former PSG man joined Die Roten Bullen back in 2019 for a fee of around £11.5 million. The 24-years-old is enjoying a stellar campaign this term, scoring 19 goals and notching up 10 assists in 31 appearances in all competitions.
According to the report, the Bundesliga side have slapped a £46 million price tag on their star man. The Frenchman’s current contract will expire in June 2024 and there is no release clause included in his contract.
The report further claims that although Manchester United are keen on signing the 24-years-old in the summer, there will be competition for the winger’s signature as PSG and Arsenal are also eyeing a move for the forward.
Signing Christopher Nkunku could be a shrewd business from Manchester United. With Marcus Rashford struggling to showcase his best this season and Mason Greenwood having been suspended, strengthening the wide areas will be the right decision from the Red Devils hierarchy.
Meanwhile, since the arrival of Rangnick, Manchester United have been linked with several Leipzig players in recent weeks. After Tyler Adams and Amadou Haidara, Christopher Nkunku has now also been included in the list. So, it will be interesting to see how many of these players end up at the Old Trafford stadium next season.
The record Premier League champions will be looking to overhaul the squad in the summer transfer window. Edinson Cavani and Paul Pogba are set to leave the club for free at the end of this season and therefore, buying a new forward and a midfielder should be high on the list for the Old Trafford outfit.
Manchester United’s next season’s transfer business will be heavily dependent on how they finish this season. If they fail to secure a place in the Champions League then the Red Devils hierarchy might struggle to persuade world-class talents to join the theatre of dreams.