Manchester United have been hit with Randal Kolo Muani transfer blow, Breaking Sport News reports.
Kolo Muani, 24, has been on the radar of top clubs in Europe following his standout performance for Eintract Frankfurt this season.
Kolo Muani took his prolific Bundesliga form to the 2022 World Cup for France national team and has continued from where he stopped for Eintracht Frankfurt after the tournament.
This season, Kolo Muani has scored 21 goals with 15 assists in 42 games in all competitions.
In the Bundesliga, he has double digit assists and goals in 21 appearances. Muani has scored 13 Bundesliga goals with 12 assists.
Manchester United were leading the list of clubs that were interested in signing the France International in the summer as the Red Devils prepares to beef up their attack next summer.
However, it appears the Old Trafford club has been dealt a transfer blow following comments by Entracht Frankfurt CEO Axel Hellmann.
Speaking with German media outlet, BILD, amid the transfer rumors linking Kolo Muani to a summer exit from Eintract Frankfurt, Axel said;
“He has a long-term deal. My absolutely ideal scenario would be that he stays with Eintracht.”
Axel Hellmann’s bombshell decision on Kolo Muani will come as a big blow to Manchester United who have been eyeing a move for the highly-rated forward.
Manchester United will now focus on signing prolific Tottenham and Premier League record scorer, Harry Kane, in the summer to beef up United attack in the summer.
The Red Devils are also in the race to sign Serie A top-scorer and Nigeria international Victor Osimhen in the summer.