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Man United in talks to sign highly-rated Ligue 1 defensive midfielder

According to recent reports, Manchester United are interested in signing Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni and could make a formal approach before the summer transfer window shuts on August 31.

That’s according to a recent claim from Belgian footballing expert Sacha Tabolieri, who has claimed the Monaco midfielder is wanted by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils.

 

Tchouameni, 21, only joined Monaco 18-months ago after making the switch from domestic rivals Bordeaux in a deal worth £16.2m.

Since his arrival at the Stade Louis II stadium, the young Frenchman has gone on to feature in 50 senior matches, in all competitions.

Although the 21-year-old is primarily a holding midfielder, he has managed to rack up four goals and four assists since joining the club in January 2020.

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Despite already signing Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane, there have been strong calls for the Red Devils’ hierarchy to dip into the market once more and bring in a new defensively minded midfielder.

Tavolieri claims that not only are United keen on the 21-year-old, they’re also in talks with the player’s representatives and could make a concrete offer to his club before the end of the transfer window.

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