MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly interested in signing midfielder Konrad Laimer from RB Leipzig.
The Red Devils face a summer of upheaval with several changes.
That could include the departure of Paul Pogba and Laimer could fill the void left by the Frenchman.
Ralf Rangnick is said to be an admirer of Laimer and could recommend his signing once he moves into an advisory role, the German newspaper reports image.
The Red Devils are said to be keen on signing a midfielder this summer as Fred and Scott McTominay’s form is volatile and Nemanja Matic enters the final stages of his career.
But Leipzig are keen to keep Laimer and will reportedly start talks with the Austrian over a new deal.
And after the weekend’s win over Borussia Dortmund, Laimer told ESPN: “There’s still plenty of time for talks after the season.”
Laimer scored twice in the 4-1 win Colleague United transfer target Christopher Nkunku also on the score sheet.
Tottenham are also said to be interested in Laimer, seeing him as the deep-lying playmaker they need to complement Rodrigo Bentancur or Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
Spurs’ interest dates back to 2020 when Laimer played a key role at Leipzig, knocking the club out of the Champions League round of 16.
The Dane has impressed on his Premier League return and has also caught the eye of former club Spurs and will be available for free in the summer.
United are too keen on Leeds and England star Kalvin Phillips but the midfielder could cost £60m.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/18179920/man-utd-tottenham-laimer-transfer-rangnick-leipzig/ Man Utd are eyeing the transfer of Konrad Laimer with Ralf Rangnick in a bid to recommend the RB Leipzig midfielder for summer entry.