Man Utd launch stunning £25m transfer move to sign Birmingham ace Jude Bellingham ahead of Arsenal

first_imgMan Utd launch stunning £25m transfer move to sign Birmingham ace Jude Bellingham ahead of Arsenal Arsenal have also expressed interest in the teenage midfielder (Picture: Getty)The 16-year-old is expected to join Manchester United, providing the Premier League club can convince him and his representatives that the move would be the best one possible for his career.Bellingham has made three appearances for England’s U17 side and is expected to be in action on Saturday when Birmingham host Cardiff City.Manchester United, currently fifth in the Premier League, face unbeaten leaders and arch-rivals Liverpool on Sunday.MORE: Wes Brown backs Man Utd to secure Premier League top-four finish under SolskjaerMORE: West Ham defender Diop responds to Manchester United and Chelsea transfer linksMore: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Metro Sport ReporterFriday 17 Jan 2020 5:14 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.5kShares Advertisement Liverpool v Manchester United: Jurgen Klopp press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 23:14FullscreenLiverpool v Manchester United: Jurgen Klopp press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.The Old Trafford hierarchy are keen to strengthen Solskjaer’s side and have identified Bellingham as a player who can bring long-term benefits to Manchester United.ADVERTISEMENTThe Daily Record say United have made an extraordinary £25m move for the Birmingham midfielder and hope to strike a deal ahead of Arsenal, who also hold ‘strong interest’.AdvertisementAdvertisementBellingham became Birmingham’s youngest ever first-team player when he made his Blues debut at the start of the season and is also attracting interest from scouts from across Europe.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityEd Woodward has shown a desire to sign young British players over the past two transfer windows, with United spending almost £150m on Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James last summer.The Red Devils expressed interest in signing Sean Longstaff from Newcastle United last summer, while Leicester City’s James Maddison has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford.But United appear set to make Sporting star Fernandes their marquee January signing, while also bringing prospect Bellingham to Manchester.center_img Comment Manchester United have launched a stunning transfer move for Jude Bellingham (Picture: Getty)Manchester United have launched a stunning £25million transfer move for Birmingham’s highly-rated teenage midfielder Jude Bellingham, according to reports.Bellingham, 16, has made 24 appearances for Championship side Birmingham this season and his performances have attracted the attention of Premier League giants United.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes to bolster his midfield options during the January transfer window, and United are in advanced talks with Sporting Lisbon over a deal for Bruno Fernandes. Advertisementlast_img

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