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Manchester United prioritising move for Man City’s defensive target playing in France

Manchester United eye a move for City target Leny Yoro.
Manchester United eye a move for City target Leny Yoro. (Photo by SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester United eye a move for City target Leny Yoro

Manchester United FC’s pursuit of defensive reinforcements appears to be intensifying, with reports suggesting that the club is prioritizing a move for Lille’s highly-rated centre-back, Leny Yoro, in the upcoming summer transfer window. The 18-year-old defender has attracted interest from several top clubs across Europe, including Manchester City.

According to a report by Spanish news outlet AS, as cited by Football Talk via Manchester Evening News, United has identified Yoro as a top target as they look to bolster their defensive ranks. Despite his young age, Yoro has already amassed significant experience at the highest level, making 44 first-team appearances for Lille.

Yoro’s rapid rise and impressive performances have earned him widespread acclaim, establishing himself as one of the most promising defensive talents in European football. His combination of physical prowess, tactical intelligence, and composure on the ball make him a sought-after prospect for clubs seeking defensive reinforcements.

Manchester United eye a move for City target Leny Yoro.,
Leny Yoro is among the best young central defenders in the world at the moment.

Yoro to the Red Devils?

.For Manchester United, securing the signature of Leny Yoro would not only address their immediate defensive needs but also provide a long-term solution at the heart of their backline. With defensive solidity being a key priority for the club, Yoro’s potential arrival could significantly strengthen their defensive unit for the seasons to come.

The interest in Yoro highlights Manchester United’s commitment to building a competitive squad capable of challenging for major honours. As they continue to pursue top talents across Europe, securing the services of the Lille prodigy would surely represent a significant coup for the club.

Manchester United eye a move for City target Leny Yoro.
Both Manchester clubs show interest in securing the services of Leny Yoro.

However, competition for Yoro’s signature remains fierce, with several other top clubs also monitoring his situation closely. Manchester City’s interest adds a layer of intrigue to the transfer saga, setting the stage for a potential bidding war for the talented young defender.

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As the summer transfer window approaches, all eyes will certainly be on Manchester United as they look to finalize their plans for squad reinforcements. The pursuit of Leny Yoro underscores the club’s ambition to strengthen their defensive options and build a squad capable of competing at the highest level both domestically and in Europe.

Written by Shrishh Attavar

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