Manchester United’s interest in FC Dallas young Ricardo Pepi is a problem for Bologna, who are also keen on the striker.
It says Il Resto del Carlino, forwarded by 1000cuorirossoblu, which says that Pepi is being courted by several top teams in Europe.
18-year-old Pepi is one of the rising stars of MLS and American football, with 13 goals and two assists to his name in MLS this year.
His performances have not gone unnoticed, with Chelsea and Manchester City recently named among the clubs showing interest.
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However, Manchester United are at the front of the queue and it declared that they are ‘primarily’ and have had scouts to look after him ‘in some time’.
Il Resto del Carlino backs it and says Manchester United is it ‘interested’ in Pepi, and that’s it ‘only problem’ stands in the way of Bologna getting him.
They need a striker as they lose Musa Barrow to the African Cup of Nations in January and Pepi is the one they want after hearing him out this summer.
At the time, Dallas resisted any effort, but their season ends Nov. 8th, then negotiations can begin.
The only problem is the competition for his signature, with Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Liverpool all among his suitors.