Man United prepare January bid for 19-year-old striker – report

Manchester United are ready to make a January offer to sign RB Salzburg striker Erling Haaland, according to a report

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Manchester United are preparing an offer for Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Haaland, according to a report in England.

The Times is reporting that the Red Devils are putting together a proposal that they intend to offer to the Austrian club in the January transfer window.

The same article states that Manchester United are prepared to break from tradition by trying to make a rare January signing such is their interest in Haaland.

According to the same story, the 20-time English champions expect the bidding to start at around £60m for the Norway international given the reported interest from a host of top clubs.

The Times go on to report that the Red Devils could face competition from Serie A giants Juventus and La Liga club Real Madrid in the January transfer window.

Manchester United could loan Haaland back to RB Salzburg for the rest of the 2019-20 season if they manage to land the striker, the story goes on to add.

Haaland has scored 15 times in 12 games in the Australian top flight as well as seven goals in four outings in the Champions League.

Manchester United were held to a 3-3 draw with promoted side Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Sunday.

The Red Devils are in eighth position in the Premier League table.

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