MANCHESTER UNITED are set to suffer a further transfer blow as target Ismaila Sarr reportedly closes in on a switch to Leeds United.
Sarr, 24, has previously been linked with an Old Trafford switch and his wonder goal this week led to fresh speculation they were chasing him again.
However, Get French Football claims that Leeds “are close to an agreement” to sign the winger.
Sarr is starting his fourth season at Watford following last term’s relegation to the Championship.
He has 25 goals in 94 games for his club, as well as ten strikes for Senegal on the international stage.
This fresh update could mean that new United manager Erik ten Hag’s attacking crisis continues.
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to quit Old Trafford, while Anthony Martial is out injured.
United were hoping to land versatile Arnautovic to provide cover.
But they have now ended their interest after having a bid rejected by Bologna.
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United also remain fully in the hunt for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot.
A transfer fee has been struck with his club.
And personal terms are thought to be close, with the Frenchman keen on the switch.