Premier League giants Manchester United are in contact with Leipzig defender Nordi Mukele.
The versatile defender is attracting the interest of some of Europe’s biggest clubs as his contract with Leipzig runs until the end of next season. A situation that could force his club to take advantage of it rather than lose it for free next year.
According to Fussball Transfers, United say they made contact with the 24-year-old’s agents about a summer transfer after learning that PSG and… Atletico Madrid They are also interested in the player.
#mufc Interested in Nordi Mukiele from RB Leipzig. United have been following him for several years now. Rangnick knows him well. United’s interest in an offer could materialize this summer # moleve [@Santi_J_FM]
– utdreport (utdreport) May 9, 2022
Meanwhile, United are preparing to make a bid for Mokele this summer after receiving initial encouragement from their agents with new manager Ralph Rangnick reportedly keen to add a defender to his squad as they begin rebuilding the squad.
United interim manager Ralph Rangnick knows the player well after he oversaw the deal that saw him move to RB Leipzig from Montpellier in 2018.
The Frenchman played 37 games in all competitions with his club this season, scoring two goals and providing five assists.