Man Utd could see club ‘block’ striker move as 19-year-old emerges on radar

Latest news and rumours regarding Manchester United as they head into the international break
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Manchester United returned to winning ways in their last Premier League outing. They came from 1-0 down to beat Brentford 2-0 at Old Trafford in dramatic style.

Midfielder Scott McTominay came off the bench to score twice in added-on time to sink the Bees. Here is a look at some of the latest news and rumours coming out of the club...

Striker blow

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RB Leipzig will ‘block’ offers for United target Lois Openda in the January transfer window, according to a report by Football Insider. The Red Devils have been linked with a move for the in-form Bundesliga attacker this winter but may now need to wait until next summer if they are to lure him to England.

Openda, 23, is a Belgium international with nine caps under his belt and he only made the switch to Germany in July on a five-year deal from RC Lens. He has since been a hit with Leipzig and has scored five goals in 10 games in all competitions as they look to have a succesful season under Marco Rose.

Midfielder eyed

Portuguese news outlet A Bola claim United are interested in signing Benfica midfielder Joao Neves as they look to bolster their ranks this winter ahead of the second-half of the campaign. He could be seen by Ten Hag as someone to inject more quality into the midfield ranks after a mediocre start to the season so far.

Neves, 19, has plenty of time on his side and would be a useful long-term option for the North West giants as they look to get closer to rivals Manchester City at the top. He has risen up through the academy of his current club and was a regular for them at various youth levels before breaking into their senior team last year.

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