Manchester United have been linked with German international Ilkay Gundogan for quite some time and the reports have been encouraging.
The Borussia Dortmund versatile midfielder will leave the Bundesliga side this summer and mainly three clubs have shown serious interest in signing him i.e. Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
Firstly, German champions Bayern Munich were in to secure his signature but the deal did not go through because of his very high wage demands.
Not to forget, Bayern did not match the high wage demands of Kroos last summer as he departed to Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Treble winners Barcelona have been in the limelight to sign Gundogan as well but even they are not interested as per above given link.
Barcelona do not really need him that bad with Iniesta, Rakitic and Busquets making a brilliant midfield. Catalan giants mainly need options for depth.
Which means only Manchester United are the main contenders left to secure his signature for now and reports suggest that Manchester Untied are close to sealing Gundogan signing. Even odds are in their favor to complete Ilkay transfer.
The Kaiser is rated around €27m, fee really should not be an issue for the Red Devils who must act swiftly now and complete the move as Ilkay is one of the most complete midfielders around.
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