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Manchester United linked with surprise move for Bayer Leverkusen centre-back Edmond Tapsoba

Manchester United has their eyes firmly fixed on Bayer Leverkusen’s talented defender, Edmond Tapsoba.

Top-level executives at Manchester United have given their stamp of approval to acquire a new central defender when the January transfer window swings open.

According to the well-regarded transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United’s scouting team has been closely observing Edmond Tapsoba’s performance on the field. This interest isn’t entirely new, as the towering central defender’s name was previously linked with the iconic English club during the summer transfer window.

Edmond Tapsoba
Edmond Tapsoba

Recent developments have seen Edmond Tapsoba commit his future to Bayer Leverkusen, having signed an extension that ties him to the club until the year 2028. This demonstrates Leverkusen’s eagerness to hold onto their prized asset.

Edmond Tapsoba boasts an impressive record, having graced the pitch in 101 appearances for Bayer Leverkusen and finding the back of the net on three occasions. His current market value, as per Transfermarkt, stands at a substantial 30 million euros, underlining his status as one of Europe’s promising defensive talents.

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Despite the extended contract and substantial market value, Manchester United remains undeterred in their pursuit of the Burkina Faso international. The club’s determination to secure his services remains unwavering, and they continue to closely monitor his performance in preparation for the upcoming winter transfer market.

Manchester United
Manchester United

In summary, Manchester United’s interest in Edmond Tapsoba remains a focal point, as they aim to bolster their defensive ranks with his formidable presence. With the January transfer window fast approaching, all eyes will be on whether this pursuit will come to fruition.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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