Report: Manchester United wanted to sign this player ahead of Rasmus Hojlund

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According to Italian transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United were interested in signing Marcus Thuram on a free transfer last summer, before his move to Inter Milan.

The Red Devils wanted to sign a marquee marksman over the summer, and Thuram’s name was mentioned by several outlets in Europe.

Romano has now revealed that the Frenchman was seen as an option by the Red Devils hierarchy.

The club eventually signed Rasmus Hojlund for €85 million from Atalanta, as he was Erik ten Hag’s preferred choice.

The Dane has yet to score in the Premier League this campaign, but he has already scored thrice in the Champions League.