Manchester United ‘keep tabs’ on Lyon striker Moussa Dembele as they prepare to add firepower

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Manchester United ‘keep tabs’ on Lyon striker Moussa Dembele as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepares to add firepower to forward line this summer

  • Manchester United are keeping tabs on Lyon striker Moussa Dembele 
  • United are eager to bolster their attacking resources in summer transfer window 
  • Dembele has been hugely impressive for Lyon, scoring 17 goals in 40 games

Manchester United are monitoring Lyon striker Moussa Dembele ahead of a possible summer move. 

United are seeking to improve their attacking options and have been impressed by the impact that Dembele has made at Lyon, as reported by The Mirror

Arsenal are also keeping tabs on Dembele, who has scored 20 goals in 46 appearances for Lyon this season. 

Manchester United are monitoring Lyon striker Moussa Dembele ahead of a possible move

Manchester United are monitoring Lyon striker Moussa Dembele ahead of a possible move

Dembele, who previously played for Celtic and Fulham, has much time on his side to develop further given that he is only 22 years old. 

United are already to call upon Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford up front, while Anthony Martial is also capable of leading the line if required. 

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to bolster his side's attacking resources

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to bolster his side’s attacking resources

MOUSSA DEMBELE’S RECORD THIS SEASON 

Ligue 1: 27 appearances, 12 goals, five assists

Champions League: Six appearances, one goal

Coupe de France: Five appearances, three goals

Coupe de la Ligue: Two appearances, one goal, one assist

Total: 40 appearances, 17 goals, six assists 

However, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to bolster the options available to him. 

United are currently in fifth place in the Premier League, while they are trailing 1-0 to Barcelona going into the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie. 

Paul Pogba scored two penalties as Solskjaer’s side secured a 2-1 victory against West Ham on Saturday. 

United face Barcelona away on Tuesday before returning to Premier League action four days later with a trip to take on Everton.  

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