It looks like Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already found a replacement for Romelu Lukaku, who’s bound to make a move out of the team in the summer.
The Red Devils were trying to hold onto the Belgian striker past this summer, but with the team finishing in the sixth spot of the English Premier League, several players will find their way out of Old Trafford.
That’s why, according to The Sun, United has set their eyes on Olympique Lyon’s Moussa Dembele, as the 22-year-old has turned a lot of heads since completing a move from Celtic.
Solskjaer is looking for younger players to develop and build a system for many years to come, as he’s constantly claimed that it will take some time to fix the woes and struggles that have hit the post-Alex Ferguson era.
Dembele would be a perfect replacement for Lukaku, whose agent has already claimed that his client is more than likely to make a move to the Italian Serie A, with Inter quite fond of his talents.
He’s been one of the most promising players in the world ever since making his debut with Celtic’s first team, and hasn’t failed to live up to the expectations during his first year in the Ligue 1.
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So far, he’s scored 22 goals to go along with 6 assists in 50 caps for Lyon, and is poised for a great future at Old Trafford, and he’d be a much cheaper choice for the Red Devils than other top-tier goal-scorers in the world right now, as they could lure him to the Theater of Dreams for just £40million, as per the report.
Moreover, the Red Devils are also reportedly interested in making a move for Lille’s Nicolas Pepe, especially if Marcus Rashford winds up completing his dream move to FC Barcelona as expected.