Manchester United contact Moussa Dembele about January transfer move

AMIENS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 13: Moussa Dembele of Lyon celebrates his first goal during the French Ligue 1 match between Amiens SC and Olympique Lyonnais (OL, Lyon) at Stade de la Licorne on September 13, 2019 in Amiens, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
Dembele is a goal of United’s (Picture: Getty)

Manchester United have made contact with about a move to Old Trafford in January, stories say.

The Lyon ahead has lengthy been linked with a transfer move to the Premier League and United have scouted him repeatedly in current months.

Dembele has scored six objectives in eight Ligue 1 appearances this season and United have earmarked him as an ideal addition to their squad.

Injuries to Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford this season has uncovered United’s lack of depth within the ahead division.

Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Angers SCO on August 16, 2019 at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France. (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP) (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)
Lyon suppose Dembele may promote for over £71m (Picture: Getty)

The Daily Record declare United have opened talks with Dembele about a January swap and the striker is eager on the prospect of changing into a Red Devil.

Lyon too seem open to a deal and imagine they’ll fetch as a lot as £71million for Dembele.



The French membership are on the hunt for a brand new supervisor after sacking Sylvinho. Dembele was reportedly sad together with his decreased position underneath Sylvinho.

Memphis Depay would usually be performed as Lyon’s central striker, however that might change with a brand new coach on the helm.

Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Lyon (OL) on April 26, 2019 at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP/Getty Images)
United intend to signal one striker through the January transfer window (Picture: Getty)

United are dealing with a busy winter window as strain continues to construct on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his squad.

While Solskjaer’s summer time signings have impressed, United are stranded simply two factors above the relegation zone within the Premier League.

United have been linked with a bunch of strikers forward of the January window, together with Bournemouth star Callum Wilson and Juventus frontman Mario Mandzukic.