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Man Utd sudden favourites for Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz

Manchester United have emerged as surprise favourites to sign Kai Havertz, according to reports.

The 20-year-old has quickly become one of the hottest prospects in Europe due to his performances for Bayer Leverkusen this season.

Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Chelsea have all been linked with the Germany international, who can operate in a variety of attacking positions.

The Sunsays United is leading the pack and will to start the bidding with a £50m offer this summer.

This is coupled with the club's interest in fellow Bundesliga whizkid Jadon Sancho.

The Red Devils are hoping to convince Borussia Dortmund to sell the England international this summer.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes the double swoop will catapult United into title contenders for the 2020/21 season.

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