Man Utd set to make £30m move for Championship player

By | January 28, 2020

Manchester United have made an offer of over £30million for Birmingham City’s talented midfielder Jude Bellingham, according to reports.

The 16-year-old midfielder is attracting interest from a number of Premier League teams, having already established himself as regular at St Andrew’s.

Bellingham has played 25 games for his boyhood team so far this campaign – founding back of the net four times, including the opener in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Cardiff City.

It was reported last week that the Red Devils had made a £25m bid for the 16-year-old midfielder, who the Gunners are known to be looking at, and The Sun say the 20-times English champions have now tabled an offer of over £30m for the talented playmaker.

Despite Manchester United being open to forking out more than £30m for Birmingham City ace, there is no guarantee that the player will be heading to Old Trafford, with a number of rival teams poised to make moves.

Bellingham became Birmingham’s youngest-ever player at 16 years and 38 days who has played at City’s Carabao Cup games with Portsmouth at the start of the campaign.

Discussing Bellingham’s future following Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Cardiff, Birmingham City head-coach Pep Clotet said: ‘I don’t know [if he will leave].

‘At the end of the day I do have the feeling that Jude will stay he is very happy here he knows it’s one of the right steps for his progression.

‘He has played more than 20 games for us and that has a value.

‘It’s his club, his people he is living a dream that comes from the work that he and a lot of people in the academy put together to reach this level. He understands that.’

After emerging as a target for the Red Devils, it has been reported that Bellingham has reservations about joining the PL team.