"You never know" - Manchester United target makes transfer admission after major manager decision

Man Utd are interested in the former Manchester City defender ahead of the summer transfer window.
Erik ten Hag could sign another Dutch player this summerErik ten Hag could sign another Dutch player this summer
Erik ten Hag could sign another Dutch player this summer

Manchester United transfer target Jeremie Frimpong insists he is solely focused on a successful end to the season with Bayer Leverkusen but isn't ruling anything out ahead of the summer transfer window.

The 23-year-old has been one of the key players during Leverkusen's Bundesliga title charge this season and is attracting a serious amount of attention ahead of the summer. Frimpong has a staggering 11 goals and 11 assists in all competitions, where he has excelled under the guidance of manager Xabi Alonso as a wing-back who is given the freedom to get forward whenever he wishes.

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ManchesterWorld understand United are just one of a number of teams who could look to sign Frimpong this summer, with German giants Bayern Munich also keen on a move as they look to regain power in the Bundesliga.

A move for Frimpong is complicated by the fact he is expected to represent the Netherlands at this summer's European Championship, while he could yet decide to follow manager Alonso's decision to remain at Leverkusen for at least another season.

United's own interest in the player could be scuppered if they fail to qualify for the Champions League, given that Frimpong will expect to play in the competition next season regardless of which club he plays for.

Asked about his future, the former Man City youngster told Sky Germany: "I just want to win trophies. I am really so focused on this season and on Leverkusen. But in the future? You never know what will happen in football.“

Quizzed specifically on the interest from Bayern, he added: "Bayern Munich is a great team but I am a player of Leverkusen and so happy to be there.“

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