Manchester United are now ahead of Bayer Leverkusen in the race to sign Monaco centre-back Benoit Badiashile this summer, according to French media outlet Le10Sport via The Sun.
The Red Devils have emerged as the frontrunners to land the 19-year-old defender.
Chelsea and Real Madrid are the other suitors with a keen interest in signing the Frenchman this summer.
Premier League giants Manchester United have already begun talks over a potential summer deal involving Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans.
Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur has told Sky Sports News that Man United, like rivals City, are already in talks with Tielemans’s representatives.
Arsenal and Monaco are set to lock horns over signing of Atletico Madrid forward Gelson Martins.
The Portuguese international is rumoured to have been put up for sale by the La Liga side as they need to finance their much awaited move for Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata.
AS Monaco manager Thierry Henry is believed to have lined up Martins for a move to French outfit, but the Daily Star claims that the Gunners are also in the race to land him.
The Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco are weighing up a summer move for Chelsea centre-back David Luiz should the Brazilian be put up for sale, according to Goal.com.
Earlier in this season, the 31-year-old defender was left out of Antonio Conte’s squad due to a disagreement in training, though the defender has also been suffering with an ongoing knee injury.