MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly contacted Denzel Dumfries over a potential transfer from Inter Milan.
Red Devils boss Erik Ten Hag’s main priority was believed to be getting a replacement for sacked striker Cristiano Ronaldo when the January transfer window opens.
PSV Eindhoven’s £60m-rated attacker Cody Gakpo, 23, is one of his top transfer targets.
And his three goals at the World Cup for Holland have proven that he can do it on the big stage.
Ten Hag has been promised massive funds to rebuild United – despite plans by the Glazers to sell the Red Devils – and it now appears his forward line is not the only thing he wants to bolster.
Corriere dello Sport are claiming that he has “directly” requested that the club target fight-back Dumfries.
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The 26-year-old ace shone for the Netherlands at the World Cup and has impressed at the San Siro since his arrival from PSV in 2021.
Ten Hag has used Diogo Dalot in the full-back position this term and likes the Portuguese man.
However, it is stated that he wants extra competition after failing to be convinced by Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
The report states that “he knows perfectly the characteristics”.
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And even though he likes Dalot, Ten Hag wants someone different who is “more physical, more offensive, more inclined to score”.
Dumfries would not come cheaply, with the report also claiming that Inter would be looking for at least £43 million for the defender.
But that does not appear to be deterring United, who have allegedly already held talks with the player’s agent over a potential switch.
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