MANCHESTER UNITED have enquired about bringing Southampton’s Mario Lemina to Outdated Trafford.
Arsenal and Leicester have additionally proven curiosity within the Gabonese ace, who desires a transfer away from St Mary’s.
Lemina has been omitted of Saints’ pre-season coaching camp to Austria to organise a transfer.
The South Coast membership are ready to promote the midfielder, who has began simply 4 video games below Ralph Hasenhuttl.
However they’d need their a refund on a participant they purchased from Juventus for £18million two years in the past – whereas a mortgage has been dominated out.
United need to increase their midfield choices with the attainable exit of Paul Pogba to Actual Madrid or Juve this summer time.
Lemina, who was linked a yr in the past with a shock transfer to rivals Manchester Metropolis, would add chunk and vitality in the course of the park.
However he struggled with damage when Hasenhuttl took over in December and when match discovered himself down the midfield pecking order.
The ex-Marseille man stated on the weekend: “In the present day, I’m at Southampton, I nonetheless have one other three years on my contract. However it’s true that I don’t rule out the potential of seeing one thing else.
“The final 4 months haven’t been straightforward for me, with my damage. The coach put his crew collectively. I wish to begin afresh. So why not depart?
“We’re engaged on it with my brokers, we aren’t placing ourselves below any strain. We’re ready actually for the very best mission, the very best provide.”
Saints have additionally left various different gamers, together with strikers Charlie Austin, Sam Gallagher and Guido Carrillo, out of their touring celebration as they appear to trim their squad.