Report: Manchester United move for Fulham star Dembele

Manchester United have reportedly made contact over a potential move for Fulham striker Moussa Dembele.

Manchester United are interested in signing Fulham star Moussa Dembele, according to reports in France.

The 19-year-old striker has been linked with Tottenham in recent weeks, but Get French Football News claims that the Red Devils have already made contact with Dembele’s representatives over a possible switch in the January transfer window.

The Frenchman has been in good form this season, scoring eight goals in 16 appearances for the Cottagers as time runs down on his contract.

Dembele’s deal expires at the end of the campaign, and it is believed he has a number of options available should he wish to leave Craven Cottage.

Get French Football News reckons that United are leading the race after ‘registering an interest with relevant individuals’, while the Evening Standard adds that Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is a huge admirer.

But speaking exclusively to Get French Football News earlier this month, Dembele played down talk of a January move while also reaffirming his commitment to Fulham's Championship battle.

He said: “Every week the media is sending me to different clubs.

“It is funny and flattering but on a serious note I am focusing on Fulham and promotion to the Premier League.

“All other things do no affect me that much. I don’t deceive. I give 100 per cent every time I wear the shirt. For the rest, my agents are dealing with it.”

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