Man Utd Linked With Bundesliga Midfielder

By on November 1, 2012

Despite the transfer window being closed, there is always transfer gossip doing the rounds in the papers and we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest news during the coming months. Today, Manchester United are linked with Lars Bender.

Lars Bender

According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United are keeping a close eye on Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender.

The 23-year-old German international has played exceptionally well for his club and country in recent months and is attracting interest from top European clubs such as Manchester United.

Bayer Munich approached Bayer Leverkusen for the services of the player in the summer, however Leverkusen refused to discuss a deal regarding Bender, claiming he was an important first team player.

United scouts will no doubt continue to monitor the Bundesliga player for some time in order to process his development, although they could look to make a bid in January as Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs look to retire.

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Whilst United do have a wealth of midfielders, to add a player such as Bender would be a great move, especially considering he still hasn’t reached his full potential.

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2 Comments

  1. Pingback: Lars Bender not for sale, Manchester United warned by Bayer Leverkusen – Daily Mail | Manchester United News and Bets

  2. Akinbowale saheed

    November 1, 2012 at 10:23 am

    Its neccesary to buy midfielder in january transfer window and the one you want it may be good enough the midfield you need is blocking one to let other flexible one move attack

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