Report: Man Utd step up interest in striker linked with Spurs

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According to reports from Germany, Manchester United have now stepped up their efforts to sign Borussia Monchengladbach’s Alassane Plea, who also is said to be on Tottenham’s radar.

Gladbach have had an impressive Bundesliga campaign and currently find themselves third in the table after beating Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 away from home on Saturday with Plea netting within the first minute of the match.

The Frenchman has been one of the most consistent performers in the side this campaign, netting nine goals and providing seven assists in 23 league appearances (transfermarkt).

Tottenham have been long-term admirers of the striker, having reportedly made a £23million bid for him in the summer of 2018 while he was still playing for Nice (RMC Sport).

The striker’s performances this season has attracted attention from elsewhere with Manchester United said to be ready to challenge Spurs for his signature (Express.de via  Daily Star).

Sky in Germany (as relayed by Buli News) now reveal that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are ready to accelerate their efforts to land Plea.

The report suggests that the Red Devils have now made contact with the Gladbach player’s representatives over the possibility of a switcg Old Trafford.

Spurs Web Opinion

Plea is a top player and his versatility will come in extremely handy. He is capable of playing off the wide areas as well as in the number ten role and so could play alongside Kane. He has also proven this season that he is more than capable of leading the line. He will be a cheaper version of Raul Jimenez in many respects. We should really be doing everything we can to get him if he becomes available.

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