Man Utd lining up Diogo Costa transfer in summer with Yann Sommer set to join Bayern Munich | The Sun
MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly lining up a move for Diogo Costa this summer.
That’s because top target Yann Sommer looks destined to join Bayern Munich.
The 34-year-old Gladbach goalkeeper emerged on United’s radar last month amid doubts over David De Gea’s future.
Erik ten Hag’s current No1 is out of contract this year and has to accept a huge cut on his £350,000-a-week wages to remain.
It’s reckoned United were ready to bring forward their move for Sommer after Martin Dubravka was recalled from his loan by Newcastle.
But Bayern Munich have been tracking Sommer since losing Manuel Neuer to a freak skiing injury.
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And Blick claims a deal is now close for Switzerland’s No1 to join the German champions.
However, United have been scouting more than one stopper.
And CM Journal claims Ten Hag will now look to Porto star Costa to replace De Gea.
Portugal’s World Cup goalie, 23, is rated as one of the best young talents in Europe.
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A host of clubs are following Costa, who has a £66million release clause.
But his agent Jorge Mendes is understood to be working behind the scenes on securing a switch to Old Trafford.
Chelsea have also been linked with Costa, but they still have big earners Edouard Mendy and Kepa Arrizabalaga on the books.
And should Costa sign for United, it would also bring an end to De Gea’s stunning 12-year spell at the Theatre of Dreams.
He could be set for a return to LaLiga, with several clubs reportedly interested following his early years at Atletico Madrid.
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