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Man Utd ‘make Erling Haaland No1 transfer target with Solskjaer still keen on Jadon Sancho in Dortmund double swoop’

MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly put Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland to the top of their shortlist.

The Premier League giants chased his team-mate Jadon Sancho all summer, but failed to sign the England international.

Now, according to The Athletic, boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'still has designs on enhancing his centre-forward options'.

And despite bringing in goalscoring legend Edinson Cavani on a free, Haaland is now the main transfer target.

It is reported that although 'United’s negotiations with Haaland’s agent Mino Raiola may have ended fractiously' there are still 'bridges' between Solskjaer and the player.

Solskjaer had told United that he wanted to be reunited with Haaland having worked with the player at Molde.

But the Red Devils didn't agree with there being a release clause in the deal, and the Norwegian ended up moving to Dortmund from RB Leipzig.

The 20-year-old has scored seven goals in eight games in all competitions for the German giants this season.

United will be hoping any prospective move for Haaland ends better than their failed pursuit of Sancho.

Borussia Dortmund chief Hans-Joachim Watzke says United 'misjudged' their chase of the former Manchester City youth in the summer.

But the German giants' CEO admitted the England winger, 20, is 'not unsellable'.

Dortmund had set United officials a deadline of August 10 to meet their £108million valuation.

But Old Trafford bosses played it all-too casually and waiting until much later in the transfer window in order to attempt to secure a cut-price fee.

United had offered £70m plus add-ons for Sancho - but Dortmund remained firm all summer, with the winger committing his future to the club, despite reportedly being keen on a move back to England.

Erling Haaland will be the best striker in the world

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