The Old Trafford outfit are yet linked with another player, not with a Spanish club this time around but with the Russian club Dynamo. It is reported that Manchester United are holding talks with Dynamo over a move for Aleksandr Kokorin as confirmed by the player’s agent.
The Red Devils have been forced to turn their attention elsewhere following Chelsea’s capture of their long-term target Pedro Rodriguez from Barcelona. Louis Van Gaal was keen on signing Pedro to bolster his attacking line weaken by the departures of Di Maria, Van Persie and Falcao but the 28-year-old opted to sign for the current EPL holders.
TASS have said that the player’s agent claim of Manchester United interest is accurate as Dynamo have confirmed that they have been contacted by United about the players availability.
Last season, Kokorin was vital for his Russian club where he had 55% shot accuracy and 18.2% chance conversion rate. He successfully put behind the net 8 goals in 22 appearances for Dynamo. However, he also assisted in four goals.
it is understood the impressive 24-year-old forward could now Join the Red Devils but they will have to beat Tottenham who have appeared to join the race for the Russian forward.