According to reports, Marcus Thuram of Borussia Monchengladbach is more appealing to Manchester United. Once Cristiano Ronaldo left the team on a free transfer, it became clear that United would sign a new forward.
Although United had no choice but to bring in Burnley forward Wout Weghorst on a loan deal for the rest of the campaign. However, the Dutch international is poised to leave Old Trafford at the end of his short-term deal.
As they want to make it back to the Champions League, United would have more time to think about other choices for the final third in the summer.
Although Marcus Rashford is unquestionably United's best attacking option, head coach Erik ten Hag needs more competition, especially if Anthony Martial is also permitted to depart the team.
According to Calciomercato, United have made an effort to get in touch with Thuram, who is the subject of much attention.
That is a result of it already being known that the France international will leave Monchengladbach at the end of the current campaign on a free transfer.
The 25-year-old nonetheless provided 11 goals and three assists in the Bundesliga during 2022-2023 despite faltering to maintain his great form following the World Cup.
The adaptable forward played five times as a substitute for France in Qatar, contributing two assists as his country advanced to the final before falling to Argentina.
According to reports, United has started talking to the player's agents to see whether he would be interested in joining the team at the start of July.
According to the source, Juventus and Inter Milan are also keeping an eye on the situation as they consider making additions from the free agent market.
Should all parties decide to move forward with a transaction in the upcoming weeks and months, foreign teams are allowed to freely negotiate a pre-contract arrangement with Thuram.
Thus, if the Old Trafford club is able to sign the Frenchman it will defiantly increase their firepower in the final third.
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