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Manchester United set to lure Ousmane Dembele to Old Trafford for £50m

Manchester United set to lure Ousmane Dembele to Old Trafford for £50m

- Manchester United are in the chase for French star Ousmane Dembele's signature

- The 19-year-old signed for Dortmund in 2016 and has caught the eyes of top European clubs

- United will have to pay a mouth watering £50m for the wonderkid's signature to lure him to Old Trafford

Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Ousmane Dembele is on the radar for Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.

The French teenager is having a spectacular season for Dortmund and has caught the eyes of top clubs in Europe in his debut season for the Bundesliga side.

The Reds will have to pay a mouth watering £50m for the French forward’s signature.

Manchester United set to lure French star to Old Trafford for £50m

Ousman Dembele in action for Dortmund.

The 19-year-old turned down bids from United, Arsenal, Chelsea and other top clubs in Europe to sign for the German club from Rennes in the last summer transfer window.

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Dembele chose the German club over other top clubs in Europe as he believed that he had a better opportunity of showcasing his talents at Dortmund as the club is known for giving youngsters a chance.

Manchester United set to lure French star to Old Trafford for £50m

Ousmane Dembele.

Dembele has shown his potentials in his first season with the Bundesliga giants as he netted twice in the Champions League round of 16 to enable the German club advance to the quarterfinals of the competition.

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Also, reports say that United will look to sign Inter Milan forward Ivan Perisic if the Bundesliga club refuses to consider offers for the wonderkid.

Dembele signed a five-year contract with Borussia Dortmund from French club Rennes on 12 May, 2016 for €15 million and he still has four year left in his contract.

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