Manchester United is determined to strengthen the current squad in order to compete with Manchester City for the Premier League title. United is set to add talent in the attacking position as well, as the club is linked with Mexico’s forward Hirving Lozano.
Lozano is currently in contract with the Dutch club PSV Eindhoven. The 22-year-old star impressed the scouts with his recent performances in the World Cup in Russia. According to multiple reports, Manchester United have already started the negotiations for the signing of Lozano.
The Old Trafford club is preparing a £35.4m bid for Mexico forward. The player has also been linked with La Liga giants Barcelona and London club Arsenal. However, United are believed to be ahead in the race for the signing of PSV sensation.
From being an unknown player to a hottest younger star in the World Cup, it seems like Lozano will be in search of a bigger club this summer. Moreover, a bidding war is imminent to capture the signature of PSV winger.
Hirving Lozano proved himself with astonishing performances in the World Cup
Mexico had a perfect start to their World Cup campaign as they won their first two matches which saw them reach the quarterfinals. Lozano scored the lone goal which helped them beat the defending champions Germany in the shock World Cup opener. Lozano was also named Man of the Match for his extraordinary performance against the Die Mannschaft.
The Mexican continued his outstanding performance in the next match against South Korea. where he provided an assist to Javier Hernandez’s goal. Mexico was knocked out in the quarterfinals by five times World Cup champions Brazil.
Lozano also had a successful campaign with PSV last season. He only joined the club from Pachuca last summer and helped his team claim the Eredivisie title. The 22-year-old scored 19 goals and made 34 appearances for the club. However, the player did receive two red cards in the 2017/18 season and also faced three-match suspension by the disciplinary committee.
Jose Mourinho looks keen to add talent to his squad. With Anthony Martial reportedly leaving, having Lozano in the side would be a great option.
Stay tuned for the latest updates.