Manchester United have joined Tottenham in the race to sign an impressive Kosovo attacker, while three Serie A sides are after a United flop, according to Sunday’s papers.
MAN UTD JOIN SPURS IN RACE FOR KOSOVO STAR
Manchester United reportedly had scouts checking out Kosovo striker Vedat Muriqi when he scored against England at Wembley on Tuesday night.
According to the Sunday Express, United are ready to rival Tottenham in trying to strike a deal for the Fenerbahce frontman in the new year.
The 25-year-old only left Caykur Rizespor this past summer, joining Turkish rivals Fenerbahce for just £3.1million after a impressive record of 17 goals and eight assists last season.
The strong targetman was watched by Spurs scouts during Kosovo’s 2-1 win over the Czech Republic last weekend according to Sabah, and he then went on and scored from the spot and added two assists in the thrilling clash with England at St Mary’s on Tuesday night.
Muriqi’s stock is believed to be rising rapidly and Spurs and United may have to act fast to get their man, with several clubs in Italy also said to be showing an interest in the forward.
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