Manchester United are reportedly keeping tabs on Bayern Munich’s Leon Goretzka, whose future has been put in doubt following Thomas Tuchel’s pursuit of Declan Rice.
The 28-year-old has been a regular starter in the heart of the Bavarians midfield this season and according to Sky Germany journalist Florian Plettenberg, Goretzka is 100% committed to staying at the club beyond the close season.
But no concrete talks or negotiations yet. Goretzka is staying calm and his position is clear: He definitely wants to stay as he identifies 100 %… pic.twitter.com/eagzzkUkbF
— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) June 5, 2023
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Strong links of the Bundesliga champions making a $100m bid for West Ham captain Rice, however, have added a cloud over Gortetzka’s future in Germany with Manchester United boss Erik Ten Hag reportedly in the market for a new central midfielder and a fan of the German, who has a reputation for a rocket shot.
At this stage, there have been no talks or negotiations between the two clubs but with the Rice saga set to run throughout the summer, Goretzka could swap the Bundesliga for the Premier League by 1 September.