Manchester United will look to sign RB Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg

RB Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg has emerged as a surprise target for Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in British Media (Teamtalk), Manchester United will look to sign RB Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg.

The Sweden international has joined RB Leipzig from Malmö FF for a fee in the region of 3.7 million euros in January 2015. The 25-year-old has a valid contract with RB Leipzig until June 2022.

Since his arrival from Malmö FF, Forsberg has scored 16 goals and provided impressive 33 assists in 80 games for RB Leipzig in all competitions.

The Sweden international has been in outstanding form for RB Leipzig last season.

Emil Forsberg has represented Sweden at Under-18 and Under-19 level, winning 8 caps, before making his senior international debut in January 2014. As a member of Sweden national football team, Emil Forsberg has won 26 caps and has scored five goals.

José Mourinho wants to sign a new winger this summer and Emil Forsberg is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.

The Sweden international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of attacking player José Mourinho wants to target in the summer transfer window.

José Mourinho is a long term admirer of Emil Forsberg and believes he can get the most out of the Sweden international. Manchester United manager wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Champions League next season.

 

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Manchester United are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.

According to the report in British Media, Manchester United are preparing an offer in the region of 52 million euros for RB Leipzig’s winger.

RB Leipzig are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the winger, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.

Having signed Emil Forsberg for 3.7 million euros in the winter of 2015, to make around 50 million euros profit on the 25-year-old who, without question, will be fantastic for RB Leipzig is a good deal all round.

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