Manchester United are 'continuing to monitor' highly-rated RB Leipzig centre-back Castello Lukeba. That is according to a report by German publication Bild, which claims United have recently watched him 'again and again'.
The Reds are poised to make signing a new central defender one of their leading transfer priorities in 2024. The club, despite adding Lisandro Martinez and Jonny Evans to their pool of centre-backs since Erik ten Hag took over as manager in the summer of 2022, need to think about planning for the long term in the heart of their defence.
They have been heavily linked with OGC ace Jean-Clair Todibo in recent weeks. READ MORE: United have a transfer priority they can no longer ignore READ MORE: Facundo Pellistri is obvious solution to £200m United dilemma Lukeba joined Leipzig as recently as August, joining the German outfit from Lyon for a reported fee of €34million.
He also put pen to paper on a five-year deal, taking him through to the summer of 2028. The youngster, who made his senior debut for France last month, has made 16 appearances for Leipzig so far, chipping in with one goal.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk