The Blues have already started their hunt to sign a new frontman before the start of the 2021-22 season and the 32-year-old forward is one of their primary targets.
Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane is thought to be eyeing attacking reinforcements ahead of a new season, as Karim Benzema turns 34 at the end of this year while Mariano Diaz has failed to establish his place as a first-team regular.
Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed that the Bavarians are set on the verge of completing a deal to sign RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano, according to Sky Sports News.
The 22-year-old is one of the most sought-after centre-backs in world football, with a number of elite clubs interested in acquiring his services.
According to The Athletic, Manchester United won’t be pursuing the services of Bayern Munich defender David Alaba due to the player’s significant wage demands. The Austria international has spent his entire career with the Bavarian giants, but could be on the move in six months’ time when his contract expires.