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.
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.
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.