VIDEO: First half brace shows just why Manchester United want Marco Reus

Marco Reus

Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus was on the scoresheet again to put Jurgen Klopp's side 2-0 up over Real Madrid tonight.

Tonight's second leg of the Champions League quarter finals looked like a non-event at Signal Iduna Park as Dortmund trailed Real Madrid 3-0 from the first leg, and with a number of injuries for manager Klopp to deal with, few gave last season's beaten finalists a chance of progressing.

But they are right back in the tie after a superb opportunistic brace from German international Marco Reus. The first came after Pepe's header back to Iker Casillas was far too short, and Reus capitalised by taking it around the Spain goalkeeper and tucking into the empty net, before again being handed a simple opportunity after Robert Lewandowski had hit the post, leaving Reus to slam home the rebound, as seen below.

These are two goals that require anticipation and composure in such a high pressure situation, and 24-year-old Reus demonstrated both to prove why he is so highly rated.

After all, Manchester United boss David Moyes has been repeatedly linked with a swoop for the former Borussia Monchengladbach star, with a reported £30m release clause inserted in Reus' contract. The skills Reus showed tonight would go a long way to aiding United's push to get back to the summit of English football, but will his consistently excellent displays attract interest from elsewhere before United can even make a bid?

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