Manchester United wow Bellingham
Manchester United have jumped ahead of other clubs in the race to sign talented Birmingham player Jude Bellingham.
Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund are also interested in the 16-year old, but Manchester United believe they are now in the driver’s sit.
Jude Bellingham and his parents were giving a tour of the club’s training ground.
He met with former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and Matt Judge after the
Judge is the main man in charge of transfer negotiations at Old Trafford.
The Sun are reporting that sources within the club feel Jude Bellingham was blown off his feet by the things he saw and heard during his visit to the club’s training ground.
Bellingham is held in high regard especially in England due to his quality and maturity, he currently earns £145 weekly.
Borussia Dortmund have offered him £60,000 per week which is significantly higher than Manchester United’s offer.
The German club were hoping to lure Bellingham by offering him an astronomical increase in wages.
Bellingham’s advisers are keen on his development.
They want him to move to a club that will support his steady growth and make him a better player.
Dortmund fit the bill but are now second in the pecking order for his signature.
Manchester United have pledged their commitment towards his development that has also swung the decision in their favour.
Manchester United have other targets in the transfer market too.
Reports have linked them to a number of players in recent times.
Jude Bellingham, Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish are top of the list.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is using the coronavirus holiday to scout for players he need.
The Manchester United manager is using different tactics to ensure he gets the players he wants, including using his former boss, Sir Alex Ferguson to woo players.
The club has been proactive in the transfer market under the Norwegian, most of his signings are always done early in the transfer window.