According to Sport, Manchester United are in a four-horse race with Manchester City, Barcelona and Newcastle United for the signature of Bayer Leverkusen star Florian Wirtz.
The 20-year-old playmaker is seen as one of the best young midfielders in the world.
Further details of the report claim that the Bundesliga side are open to selling the 20-year-old attacking midfielder next summer.
They have slapped a £74m price tag on the player who is attracting interests from elite clubs.
It remains to be seen if the United hierarchy will sanction a deal for the player in order to fend off interests from other clubs.