Manchester United line up shock transfer for Danny Ings, United will reportedly attempt
to sign Southampton striker Danny Ings this summer – despite Edinson Cavani’s new
deal. England international Ings has scored 12 goals in 28 Premier League matches
for the South Coast club this season.
Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær is set to add to his striking department to help
close the gap on champions Man City.
The red Devils have been linked with big-money moves for Tottenham’s Harry Kane and
Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland.
Now The Telegraph states United have enquired about a swoop for Ings.
The 28-year-old only has a year left on his Southampton contract and has yet to agree
to an extension. And due to the threat of losing him for free next season looming, United
knows Southampton will be put under pressure to sell if a formal offer is placed.
Solskjaer has secured veteran forward Cavani’s future by convincing the Uruguayan to
pen a new £250,000-a-week 12-month deal.
But he refused to rule out signing another forward, saying: “No, of course I can’t.
“Yeah Edi signed but how many good strikers have we had at this club? And I can’t
say we’re not signing a striker, of course not because we’re building towards a better
squad. “We’re top three two years on the bounce but we’re still nowhere near where
we want to be. “Hopefully we’ll end up with a stronger squad at the start of next season
and be more consistent and challenge the ones in front of us.”