World Cup star 'dreams of playing for Man Utd' as January plans made clearer
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Borussia Monchengladbach star Marcus Thuram 'dreams' of playing for Manchester United and three other clubs, according to a new report.
Thuram has been linked with a number of Europe's top clubs over recent months, with his Gladbach contract due to expire in the summer.
The World Cup has only served to increase interest in acquiring his signature. Despite being restricted to playing cameo roles prior to the final, the France international was brought onto the pitch on 41 minutes by Didier Deschamps, and his display played a part in his nation turning the game around in normal time.
Last month, it was claimed that Inter Milan had offered the player a five-year contract, to begin upon the expiry of his current deal on July 1.
That is because the 25-year-old is reportedly likely to stay in Germany until the end of the season, ruling out a January transfer.
But, according to a new report, the plan may well have changed for the France international, who is also being tracked by United.
Marcus Thuram transfer plans 'revealed'
At a reported fee of around €15 million, given his contract situation, United could be in a position to swoop for his signature.
His father, Lilian, spent the first five years of his professional career in France, playing for Monaco, whilst his experience of Italian football saw him play at Parma and Juventus.
But he could also choose to remain in Germany should he join Bayern, who have sealed high-profile free transfer deals for the likes of Robert Lewandowski and Leon Goretzka from German clubs in recent years.
United, therefore, may need to act fast if they want to seal the signature of the striker, who has netted a superb 13 goals in 17 appearances for Gladbach in all competitions this season.