United on the brink of completing first summer signing as huge update on key target is provided – report

Zirkzee appears to be United’s number one choice to come in and reinforce the number nine position. In addition to having quality depth up front, United are also eager to secure competition for young Rasmus Hojlund.

Zirkzee has risen in stature and prominence over the last 12 months after playing a crucial role in Bologna’s extremely successful 2023/24 campaign.

The Netherlands international registered an impressive 11 goals and four assists as Bologna finished fifth in Serie A to guarantee themselves a place in the Champions League after a 50-year absence from the continental competition.

The 23-year-old has been strongly linked to United for weeks now it seems that it’s only a matter of time until a deal for him gets over the line.

Bologna sporting director Giovanni Sartori recently confirmed as much when he revealed that Zirkzee is all but assured to leave Renato Dall’Ara Stadium in the coming weeks.

A subsequent report covered by The Peoples Person relayed that the talisman is prepared to join United, who have struck an agreement with his representative over agent fees and commissions. It was stated that Zirkzee held direct conversations with Ten Hag and was convinced about the club’s ambitious project and where he fits in.

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