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Man United are keen on a potential deal to sign Juventus winger Douglas Costa this summer, according to a report

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Photo: Screen grab)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Photo: YouTube / Screengrab)

Manchester United are interested in a potential deal to sign Douglas Costa this summer, according to a report in Italy.

Italia media outlet Tuttosport, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eyeing the Brazil international as a potential summer recruit.

The same article states that Manchester United could face competition from Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, who are both interested in the attacking midfielder.

According to the same story, Juventus are hoping to start a bidding war between the three clubs to drive up Costa’s transfer fee in the summer transfer window.

The report goes on to add that the Manchester United board are ready to back their new permanent manager with a number of big signings at the end of the Premier League season.

Manchester United confirmed Solskjaer as their new boss on Thursday morning after the former striker impressed during his role as interim manager.

The Red Devils could face Juventus in the Champions League final in May if both clubs make it through difficult quarter-final and semi-final ties.

Manchester United will take on La Liga giants FC Barcelona in the last eight before a potential Champions League semi-final meeting with either FC Porto or Liverpool FC.

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