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Man Utd proceed to trace Castello Lukeba

In accordance with German outlet Bild, Manchester United stay eager on signing RB Leipzig defender Castello Lukeba.

The Purple Devils had been fancied to signal a brand new centre-back over the last switch window. Plenty of names had been talked about by the media and Lukeba was a type of linked. The Frenchman finally made the transfer to Leipzig from Lyon. He was signed as a successor to Josko Gvardiol, who made the transfer to United’s arch rivals Manchester Metropolis.

Bild now report that United have been conserving tabs on the 20-year-old via their scouts over the previous few months and they’re nonetheless fascinated by touchdown his signature. Nevertheless, it will not be easy to persuade Leipzig, who’re decided to proceed with the centre-back and received’t promote subsequent summer season. They really feel he has loads of room for improvement.

High expertise

United have had an detached begin to their marketing campaign they usually have had issues within the offensive and defensive division. With regards to the backline, supervisor Erik ten Hag remains to be trying to find an answer for the left centre-back place following a long-term damage for Lisandro Martinez in the course of the early weeks of the season.

He has discovered a everlasting starter in Harry Maguire in the fitting aspect of central defence however has been trying to find an answer alongside him. Jonny Evans and Victor Lindelof have began over the previous few matches. Raphael Varane is the opposite alternative for ten Hag however the Dutchman doesn’t imagine he’s adequate for the place.

Lukeba might be the reply to their issues and will present good back-up and competitors for Martinez in the long term. He’s a left-footed central defender with sturdy passing expertise and has an excellent bodily and aerial presence. The large query mark is whether or not United can persuade Leipzig right into a sale subsequent summer season. Leipzig invested £30 million on him after receiving the cash from Gvardiol’s exit and will need to hold him of their ranks for just a few years.



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