Manchester United’s hopes of signing Leon Gortzka have been dashed this summer when Bayern Munich manager Julian Naglasman has confirmed his intention to keep the club’s midfielder at the Allianz Arena beyond this summer.
The former Schalke midfielder has just one year left on his current contract, but the Bundesliga club has no plans to sell him this summer. He wants to agree to a new long-term contract with Gortzka, whose managers consider him an integral part of the team.
The status of Germany’s international deal has alerted many clubs, including those questioning its availability with United. Ole Gunnar Solskjیرr is desperate to bring in a deep-rooted midfielder, but his hopes of Gortzka’s landing have been dashed by Bayern and United are now expected to consider other options.
“I’m not involved enough that I say every day. I stay away from these issues,” Nagelsman said. Manchester Evening News.. “Of course I have talked to him about my plans for him. I have told him that I would be happy if he extended and I am sure.”
“There are a number of issues involved when it comes to extending the contract. I will continue to focus on the sports aspect and show him that he could be one of the most dangerous midfielders in Europe. Has the potential to be even better. “
The Red Devils need to sign a new midfielder. If Paul Pogba continues to delay his transfer decision, there will be more pressure. The Frenchman is also in the final year of his contract, thwarting United’s efforts to link him to a new long-term deal.
Solskare wants to retain the 2018 World Cup winner, but Pogba is still considering the future of his Old Trafford. Paris Saint-Germain are keen to sign the former Juventus midfielder. And talked to his representatives about the Park des Princes in the summer.