Man Utd ready to beat Leeds to bargain £10m transfer for Boubacar Kamara whose Marseille contract expires in summer

Man Utd ready to beat Leeds to bargain £10m transfer for Boubacar Kamara whose Marseille contract expires in summer

January 30, 2022

MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly in pole position to sign Marseille star Boubacar Kamara ahead of rivals Leeds.

The 22-year-old is believed to be available on a cut-price deal having entered the final six months of his contract at Stade Velodrome.

Ralf Rangnick's side are known to be keen to bring the France youth international to Old Trafford with the player refusing to agree news terms.

Newcastle are also claimed to be eyeing up a swoop for the defensive midfielder before the winter transfer window slams shut.

It has been said that Kamara is looking for wages in the region of £150,000-a-week should he depart this month.

But that doesn't appear to have put Leeds off, with the Daily Mail stating that the Yorkshire outfit have spoken to his agents.

The Red Devils are also said to be in discussions with Kamara's representatives.

They also add that Marseille are seeking a fee of just £10million to part ways with their prized asset in January.

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According to Marca, both Real Madrid and Barcelona are also keeping tabs on Kamara.

Though they report that United are the frontrunners in securing his services.

United are desperately looking to bolster their midfield as Rangnick eyes up a player that could compete with Scott McTominay and Fred for a starting spot.

The Spanish news outlet has insisted that should Kamara make the move to the Theatre of Dreams, it would open up the door for his compatriot Paul Pogba to leave.

Kamara has been a key player for Marseille this term as Jorge Sampaoli's men sit third in Ligue 1.

He has featured in 24 games in all competitions – scoring once in a 4-1 win over Lorient.

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