MANCHESTER UNITED have joined Liverpool in the transfer chase for Bayern Munich contract rebel Serge Gnabry.
The former Arsenal and West Brom winger, 26, has become one of the hottest properties in Europe since leaving the Premier League.
The German international has scored 59 goals and 44 assists in 154 appearances for Bayern.
And that has helped them to win three Bundesliga titles, two DFB-Pokals and the Champions League during that period.
Gnabry is now in the final 18 months of his contract and the Bundesliga club are desperate to secure his services long-term.
Sky Germany are reporting that Bayern have so far failed to meet his salary demands – leading an array of clubs to begin circling.
United and rivals Liverpool plus LaLiga’s Real Madrid and Barcelona are all ready to pounce.
Next January will be when Gnabry is able to sign a pre-contract arrangement with a foreign club to leave for nothing.
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Which means Bayern could be forced to cash in this summer should he continue to reject their contract offers.
Gnabry and Bayern are allegedly still ‘far apart in negotiations’ with the star wanting to earn as much as £13million-a-year team-mates Kingsley Coman and Leroy Sane.
But the German outfit are confident that he will eventually agree terms and stay until 2026 or 2027 – with the attacker also believed to be keen to stay.
Bayern boss Julian Nagelsmann recently said: “I would wish for nothing more than that he would extend.”
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