Manchester United linked with 20-year-old superstar

By Mark Peters IN Bundesliga,General,Premier League,Transfers - 19:45 Jun 18th 2017

Although Manchester United disappointed somewhat in the top-flight last term, the 2016/17 season has to go down as an extremely successful one for the club thanks to success in the Community Shield, the EFL Cup and the Europa League.

Jose Mourinho will expect his side to kick on from these solid foundations when the new campaign gets underway again in August and he has already added to his ranks with the £31m signing of Victor Lindelof from Benfica.

Since bringing the former Chelsea boss to Old Trafford, the Red Devils have proven very focused in the transfer market, clearly identifying their targets and doing everything possible to bring them to England.

OUSMANE DEMBELE

Now, according to reports in the Daily Mirror, recent activity on social media by Borussia Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembele suggests that he could be interested in securing a move to the ‘Theatre of Dreams’.

A scorer against England in last week’s international friendly, the 20-year-old Frenchman is regarded as one of the hottest properties in European football, excelling in his debut campaign for his current employers:

Ousmane
Dembele
versusOusmane
Dembele
FWDPOSITIONFWD
20Y 1MAGE20Y 1M
5FT 10INHEIGHT5FT 10IN
10ST 7LBWEIGHT10ST 7LB
 
BL | BVB | | BVB | CL
06/16 - 06/1706/16 - 06/17
22
STARTS
9
2041
MINS
PLAYED
769
6
GOALS
2
12
ASSISTS
6
1
OPENING
GOALS
WINNING
GOALS
4
HOME
GOALS
2
2
AWAY
GOALS
1
HEADED
GOALS
L
2
R
3
GOALS
R/L FOOT
L
1
R
1
340
MINS
PER GOAL
385
10
TOTAL

In a combined 31 starts and 11 substitute appearances across the Bundesliga and Champions League, the youthful attacker weighed in with a total of eight goals and 18 assists, quickly establishing himself as a key man for the German giants.

That followed on from a stunning 2015/16 season in the colours of Rennes, when the talented youngster emerged from obscurity to score 12 times and weigh in with a further six assists in Ligue 1:

Ousmane Dembele
POS: FWDAGE: 20Y 1M
HEIGHT: 5FT 10INWEIGHT: 10ST 7LB
FL | Rennes | 15/1616/17 | Dortmund | BL
GOALS
ASSISTS
GAMES
GAMES
ASSISTS
GOALS
AUG
1
SEP
4
2
1
OCT
4
2
1
1
3
NOV
2
1
1
1
1
4
DEC
4
2
2
2
4
JAN
2
2
1
5
FEB
4
1
1
4
3
3
MAR
2
1
1
2
5
APR
6
2
2
MAY
3
1
12
6
26
TOTAL
32
12
6

Full of pace, trickery and positivity, it is clear from the way in which he plays that Dembele possesses a burning desire to make it to the very highest echelons of the game and a move to Manchester United would seem to be a logical next step in his burgeoning career.

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