Manchester United have approached Bayern Munich to enquire about the availability of former Manchester City star Leroy Sane, according to reports.
The Red Devils, who have grown frustrated in their pursuit of summer transfer target Anthony from Ajax, have reportedly contacted the German champions in the hope of luring him to Old Trafford.
It is believed the Bundesliga giants are willing to let go of Sane for the right price, despite the German international still having three years left on his contract.
Manchester United have reportedly made a shock enquiry for Bayern Munich’s Leroy Sane
The former Manchester City star has three years left on his current Bayern Munich contract
Sane is joined on United’s shortlist by Crystal Palace youngster Michael Olise, PSV Eindhoven star Cody Gakpo, Wolves winger Pedro Neto and Villarreal forward Arnaut Danjuma, according to the Sun.
The Old Trafford chiefs are reportedly undeterred by Sane’s history with rivals Man City and still feel the winger would make an excellent signing.
United’s interest in the 26-year-old demonstrates just how keen the club are to bolster Erik ten Hag’s forward line before the window slams shuts.
Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise is also on United’s summer shortlist according to reports
Should Sane make the switch, he would join a small list of players to represent both Manchester clubs, including Danish goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel, England international Andy Cole and Argentina forward Carlos Tevez.
Ten Hag kicks off his debut Premier League campaign against Brighton on Sunday with a number of complications in his attack.
Last season’s top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo is actively pursuing a route out of the club whilst fellow striker Anthony Martial, who impressed in front of goal in pre-season, is ruled out through injury.
Sane would join Carlos Tevez as one of the only players to represent both Manchester clubs