OYOGist.com has learned that Man United Boss Solskjaer has been on the hunt for a new front-man in the summer transfer window as he seeks a permanent replacement for Belgian international Romelu Lukaku, who left United for Serie A side Inter Milan last summer. Chelsea are also interested in Dembele but have reportedly been beaten to the punch.
Manchester United are set to pay a whooping sum of £61.8 million (€70m) for the Frenchman, who has been in a blistering form since joining Lyon from `Celtic in 2018, scoring 42 goals in 88 appearances for the Ligue 1 side.
Chelsea seems to be monitoring the situation. According to the Mirror, Chelsea are confident of signing the Manchester United starlet, reports claim. The 19-year-old, whose contract keeping him at Old Trafford runs out this summer, has made just six appearances for the Red Devils this season.
Gomes is believed to want first-team assurances from United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before committing to a new long-term contract. He could fancy his chances at Chelsea, with manager Frank Lampard known for giving youngsters a chance.
Blues academy graduates Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount have featured heavily in the first-team this term.
Manchester United could lose Angel Gomes in the mid year as Chelsea are allegedly keen on marking him. Gomes, who was the commander of the England U17 group that won the U17 World Cup in 2017, could leave Old Trafford in the mid year when his agreement terminates.
As per Mirror, Chelsea are sharp admirers of the 19-year-old who as of late dismissed a £30,000 seven days contract offered by Manchester United. The promising adolescent allegedly needs first-group football which is the reason move talks among him and Manchester United have separated.
The England U20 universal has been at Manchester United since six years old and has played multiple times for the senior group. He made his senior introduction at the young age of 16 of every 2017 except has seen openings rare.