Manchester United will look to sign Yann Sommer

It is an open secret that Manchester United need to sign a goalkeeper.

According to the football transfer rumours in German media, Manchester United will look to sign Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer.

The 33-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

The Foals spent 9 million euros to sign the Switzerland international from Basel in the summer of 2014 and his contract runs to June 2023.

Since his arrival from Basel, Sommer has conceded 459 goals and provided 90 clean sheets in 335 games for Monchengladbach.

Yann Sommer
Yann Sommer

The Switzerland international will turn 34 this season but still has a lot to offer at the top level. His record for Switzerland is also impressive. As a member of Switzerland national football team, Sommer won 80 caps.

Yann Sommer will be high in demand this winter, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Borussia Monchengladbach this term.

The Red Devils shortlist Yann Sommer as transfer target this winter. Erik ten Hag has been impressed by his performances this season and could make a move this winter.

Manchester United will have funds to spend in the market and it will be interesting to see how they approach the winter transfer window.

Borussia Monchengladbach
Borussia Monchengladbach

The former Basel man has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.

According to the report, “Manchester United are being linked with Borussia Monchengadbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer. BILD says Sommer is nearing a move to United, which want him for the January market. The Swiss, 33, comes off contract at Gladbach in June. “Yann has an offer. We have had good conversations. There is a decision to be made after the World Cup,” said Gladbach’s sports manager Roland Virkus recently. Gladbach should have already identified Jan Olschowsky, 21, as Sommer’s long-term replacement. He is currently the club’s reserve goalkeeper.”

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If Manchester United can agree on a fee with Borussia, the deal should be easy to complete.

The Foals will be ready to part ways with the goalkeeper should the right offer arrives.

Good signing for Manchester United?

Yann Sommer stands as an excellent option for United. He has all the skillset required to be a success story at Old Trafford. Therefore, it makes sense for Erik ten Hag to step up his attempts to bring the Switzerland goalkeeper to Premier League side.

The 33-year-old could be a good fit for Ten Hag’s United.

It will be interesting to see where the player ends up this winter.

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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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