Manchester United want Osimhen as an alternative to Kane

Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen has three goals in the Champions League

TRANSFERS Manchester United want Osimhen as an alternative to Kane

Joba Ogunwale 19:42 - 14.03.2023

The Red Devils are likely to fall short in their pursuit of Tottenham striker Harry Kane this summer.

Manchester United have identified Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen as an alternative to Tottenham striker Harry Kane.

Man Utd’s main priority this summer is a top-quality striker and have identified Kane as their number one target. 

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The Red Devils see Kane as the perfect man to solve their attacking woes and help them compete for the big titles. 

Tottenham Hotspur are unlikely to sell Kane to Manchester United
Harry Kane is Manchester United's number one target this summer

However, Man Utd are preparing for the possibility of missing out on Kane, with Tottenham unlikely to sell their prized asset this summer. 

According to Skysports, Tottenham are unwilling to sell Kane to United this summer and are only focused on getting the England captain to sign a new contract at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium.

Manchester United target Osimhen as Kane's alternative

As a result, United have put a contingency plan in place, with Osimhen the next in line. According to ESPN, United are also monitoring the situation of Osimhen in Naples. 

Osimhen is a target for a host of Europe’s top clubs this summer, with Man Utd leading the race for his services. 

The Super Eagles star has been unstoppable this season with 22 goals in 28 games for the Neapolitans. 

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Osimhen is the leading scorer in Serie A this season with 19 goals in 22 games while he also has another three goals in five Champions League matches. 

Osimhen is a target for Manchester United
Osimhen as been in stellar form this season

United are aware of Osimhen’s strengths as a striker and are ready to make a move for him this summer if they are unable to sign Kane. 

However, the Red Devils will have to pay a fee above €100m to sign Osimhen as Napoli are not interested in selling their top man, and will only sell if they receive a suitable offer. 

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