Report: Manchester United launch 'substantial' bid to sign Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manager of Manchester United celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on April 13, 2019 in...

Manchester United have reportedly launched a bid for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park on August 20, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

According to Sky Sports, Manchester United have launched a substantial bid to sign Crystal Palace right back Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

The Red Devils need reinforcements this summer after a dismal end to the season, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already made his first move by signing Swansea City winger Daniel James.

 

United may continue with the homegrown route, with the likes of Harry Maguire, Declan Rice and Jadon Sancho all touted, but a new right back may be the next target.

Despite signing Diogo Dalot from Porto last summer, United are in the market for another young right back, with Sky Sports reporting that a substantial bid has been made for Palace ace Wan-Bissaka.

The 21-year-old started out his career as a winger but has thrived as a right back, becoming one of the Premier League's best in that position already.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Wan-Bissaka is now an England Under-21 international, with a senior cap surely not far away, and United now hope to give him a huge move to Old Trafford as the replacement for departing Antonio Valencia.

Winning the race for Wan-Bissaka would be a major coup for United, as The Times report that he's a top target for bitter rivals Manchester City – and getting in now with a huge bid may just leave City trailing in the race.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manager of Manchester United celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on April 13, 2019 in...

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