Man United join Chelsea in race to sign Serie A star – report

Manchester United are keen to sign Leonardo Bonucci from Juventus this summer, say reports in Italuy

Manchester United are planning to compete with Chelsea in the race to sign Leonardo Bonucci this summer, according to reports.

United made their first signing of the summer transfer window on Wednesday as they confirmed the arrival of defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal on a four-year contract.

Jose Mourinho is believed to be on the lookout for a number of new signings as he bids to revamp his squad ahead of his first season in charge at Old Trafford.

Now, reports in Italy have suggested that United are planning a summer transfer bid to sign defender Bonucci from Juve.

La Stampa is reporting that both Manchester United and Chelsea have expressed an interest in signing the Italy international this summer.

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Mourinho is believed to have a significant transfer budget to spend on new signings this summer as he bids to restore United to the top of English football following their fifth-placed finish last term.

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