Five horse race for Manchester United target Ilkay Gundgoan

Borussia Dortmund star İlkay Gündoğan

Manchester United are involved in a five-horse race for the Borussia Dortmund star Ilkay Gündoğan according to Bild.

The German tabloid has stated that Bayer Munich, Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City and Barcelona are locked in a race to sign the Germany international.

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed that two players are likely to leave the Bundesliga side this Summer.

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While Watzke has refused to be drawn on mentioning any names, Dortmund Sporting Director Michael Zorc recently confirmed Gündoğan would be leaving in the summer.

“Our talks came to the conclusion that he won’t extend his contract and will leave in the summer,” Zorc was quoted as saying by Sky Sports.

Gündoğan has four assists and three goals in 30 appearances for Dortmund this season.

Dortmund sit in 9th place in the League with 40 points from 31 games. The Bundesliga Giants no longer have a chance of participating in the UEFA Champions League next season.