Superdeporte says United are 'well placed' to make a swoop for highly-rated Sevilla and France defender Kounde.
Sevilla are already on the hunt for a replacement for the centre-back.
Kounde, who turned 23 last month, is considered as one of the most promising, young defenders in the world and has attracted no shortage of interest in recent months.
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