Manchester United are set for a busy summer under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with the Red Devils boss eager to see the club fighting for the Premier Lea
Manchester United are set for a busy summer under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with the Red Devils boss eager to see the club fighting for the Premier League title next season.
Their cause has not been helped, however, by their failure to finish in the top four and secure a place in next season’s Champions League.
Manchester United will instead have to strut their stuff in the Europa League, meaning they may find it difficult to lure top targets to Old Trafford.
Despite that, however, it seems that Solskjaer is still going for some big names.
And German publication Kicker say United have surprisingly enquired about Lewandowski, whose long-term future at Bayern Munich is shrouded in uncertainty.
The Bundesliga giants have been spending the year trying to get the Poland international to sign a new contract.
But Lewandowski has not done that, leading to talk he may be on the move.
The Poland international was recently involved in an altercation with Kingsley Coman, too, which has damaged morale.
Kicker add that Bayern will make one final attempt to get Lewandowski to sign a new contract.
But if he snubs them again, then they run the risk of losing their talisman with Europe’s elite circling.
The 30-year-old has been told that United and PSG have both come calling.
United could raid Bayern for Lewandowski if Romelu Lukaku leaves, with the Belgian’s own future uncertain.
Meanwhile, former Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal recently revealed he wanted to lure Lewandowski to Old Trafford when he was in charge.
“I wanted to train Lewandowski and wanted to bring him to Manchester United,” Van Gaal told Bild.
“He’s currently the best striker in the world.
“The price was not a problem for Manchester United, but Bayern did not want to let him go.”
Lewandowski also nearly joined United in 2012.
However, on that occasion, Sir Alex Ferguson decided to raid Arsenal for Robin van Persie instead.