Manchester United have entered into talks to sign Basel forward Breel Embolo from under the noses of Premier League rivals Tottenham, according to reports in Switzerland.
The Swiss striker, 19, is considered to be one of the brightest talents in Europe and scored 13 goals last season as Basel lifted the league title.
The speedy striker has attracted interest from Premier League duo Liverpool and Tottenham, while Basel are also said to have rejected a huge offer from Bundesliga giants Wolfsburg in January.
However, according to reports in Embolo’s native Switzerland, the Red Devils have moved quickly to sign Embolo and are in negotiations with Basel to bring him to Old Trafford.
Any deal for Embolo is unlikely to impact Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s move to the Theatre of Dreams, while Wayne Rooney’s move into midfield has also freed up another spot in United’s frontline.
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