English Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing English international Jude Bellginham from Borussia Dortmund the next summer.
Jude Bellingham started his football career at the academy of Birmingham City at the age of eight.
The midfielder then rose through the ranks. He played for the u-18 team at the age of 14 and the under-23 team at the age of 15. Finally, Bellingham became the youngest player to represent Birmingham at the age of 16 years and 38 days. He then became the clubs’ youngest goalscorer too.
After playing only one season for Dortmund, the midfielder started to get offers from many big clubs. He however decided to join Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund. Bellingham soon established himself as one of the most important players for the German side. So far he has scored 19 goals and provided 20 assists in 109 appearances for Dortmund.
Bellingham in Manchester United Radar
Now according to a report from the Mirror, Jude Bellingham has risen as the top target for English Premier League side Manchester United.
Since joining United at the start of the season, Erik ten Hag has done well. Under the Dutch gaffer, Manchester United have qualified for the knockout round of the Europa League. With twenty-three points from twelve matches, the Red Devils are currently in the fifth position in the EPL table.
Now they want to sign more players in the upcoming windows to strengthen their team. English international Jude Bellingham is currently one of the best youngsters in the world. And there is no surprise that Manchester United will like to have someone like him in their squad.
However, it is not going to be an easy task for them. Bellingham is currently one of the most sought-after names in the transfer market. Although there are no chances for the midfielder to leave this season. He might agree to move away from Dortmund in the summer. And that is when we can expect a huge transfer war.
United’s arch-rivals Manchester City are one of the known suitors for the Borussia Dortmund midfielder. They signed Erling Haaland from Dortmund during the last summer window. And now City wants to repeat the same trick.
Another EPL giants Chelsea are also in the race for the English international. Since Boehly’s takeover, Chelsea have shown their desire to splash the cash on talented players. They can lose N’Golo Kante and Jorginho next summer. Hence the Blues want to sign Bellingham.
Then there is Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool who are admirers of Bellingham for a long time. Apart from the English teams, defending UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid are also a major candidate for the Midfielder.
Overall the race for Bellingham will be very intense. So if United want to land him, they will have to move very fast.