Man United still working on deal to sign 24-year-old striker – report

Manchester United are still working hard on a deal to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the English media.

ESPN is reporting that Manchester United are making progress with a deal to sign the Spain international as Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his attacking option.

The same article is stating that the Manchester United manager has earmarked the 24-year-old striker as the ideal player to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic this summer.

Manchester United should have no problem agreeing personal terms with the former Juventus striker as the striker is very keen on a move to Old Trafford, according to ESPN.

Morata scored 15 times in 26 games in La Liga last season, although the Spanish forward was largely used as an impact substitute in the 2016-17 campaign.

Manchester United have signed one player in the summer transfer window so far after the Red Devils agreed a deal to sign Sweden defender Victor Lindelof in a £30.7m deal from Portuguese champions Benfica.

The Red Devils finished in sixth place in the Premier League last term, although Mourinho won EFL Cup and the Europa League.