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Talks held: Man United working to sign assist machine for €30-35million

Manchester United are reportedly in talks over a potential €30-35million transfer move for Hoffenheim left-back David Raum.

The 24-year-old has impressed in the Bundesliga, showing himself to be a superb attacking full-back with a strong record of three goals and 11 assists in the German top flight last season.

Raum looks like he could be a good fit for Erik ten Hag’s style of play, and may well prove to be an upgrade on Luke Shaw on that left-hand side, with the England international suffering a major dip in form last season.

See below for Florian Plettenberg’s tweet about United’s pursuit of Raum, who would likely cost around €30-35million…

The reporter mentions that Borussia Dortmund could also emerge as contenders to sign the Germany international, but United fans will hope their club can finally get their act together after a slow start to this transfer window.

So far the Red Devils haven’t signed anyone, which is far from ideal after such a poor season last year, and with their rivals Manchester City and Liverpool already making big moves of their own.

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