Manchester United and Chelsea have each been handed a lift of their pursuit for a top-quality striker, with one highly-rated French ahead making himself accessible after refusing to signal a brand new contract at his present membership.

Manchester United have been vastly improved underneath Erik ten Hag this season, however nonetheless require somebody aside from Marcus Rashford to stay the ball at the back of the online. Anthony Martial’s damage woes proceed to hang-out him, whereas Wout Weghorst is simply on mortgage till the tip of the season.