Football

.

CSKA leading United in £10m Xhaka race

Published Add your comment

CSKA Moscow have reportedly emerged as the frontrunners to sign Manchester United target Granit Xhaka from Basel.

The 19-year-old midfielder has been in impressive form for his Swiss employers this season and, it would appear, has been attracting plenty of interest.

According to talkSPORT, CSKA are hoping to secure the services of Xhaka in a deal worth £10 million before the transfer window closes this month.

Russian clubs can still conduct business up until February 24, and Manchester United must now play a waiting game to see if Xhaka moves to Moscow.

Xhaka featured prominently as Basel knocked United out of the Champions League this season, winning 2-1 at St Jakob Park in December to seal the fate of Sir Alex Ferguson's side.

Bild are also reporting that United could miss out on Xhaka's supremely talented teammate Xherdan Shaqiri, who is set to move to German giants Bayern Munich.

Bayern are said to have agreed a fee of £10 million for his signature, and he will move to the Allianz Arena in the summer.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Manchester United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again