Manchester United They have reportedly turned their attention to Premier League cult hero Marko Arnautovic.
The striker is best known for his six-year career in English football, spending four years at Stoke City between 2013 and 2017 and two spells at West Ham between 2017 and 2019. year.
He currently plays for Bologna in Serie A and has scored 15 goals in 34 games since joining last August.
italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport The 33-year-old is reportedly “fascinated” by the return of the Premier League, with Manchester United also interested.
However, Bologna are keen to keep their star player and have paid a huge price for the Austria international.
Juventus have also been linked with them as they look to complement their front. This isn’t the first time Manchester United have wanted Arnautovic.
Mourinho was ready to move in 2018 when Arnautovic was at West Ham and sought a move.
Currently, Manchester United have two senior strikers in Cristiano Ronaldo and Anthony Martial.
The France international scored three goals in pre-season but is currently sidelined with a hamstring injury.
United have signed Tyrell Marasia, Christian Eriksen and Lisandro Martinez this summer and remain eager to join their squad.
Ahead of Sunday’s clash with Brighton, manager Eric Ten Hager was keen to stress that it was important to sign “the right player” rather than any player.
“I believe we have a good team and a good team. We can still strengthen, but the team has shown that it can play at a good level,” he explained.
“I’m happy with the team now – we’ve made good progress. I’m happy with the signings so far. You don’t need any players, you need the right players. That’s what we’re working on.”
United let six players leave as free agents when their contracts expire in July.
These include club-record signings Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Edinson Cavani.