Man Utd set to make January move for Bayer Leverkusen star

Manchester United are keeping close tabs on Bayer Leverkusen star Hakan Çalhaoğlu according to the Guardian.

The Metro report that United are preparing to make a January bid for the Turkish international star.

Çalhanoğlu would however, be cup tied in the Champions League were United to sign the 21-year-old over the winter transfer window.

The Bayer play-maker has already scored twice and provided two assists in the Champions League – three goals if you count the playoff stages.

Çalhanoğlu has provided a direct contribution to 12 goals (6 goals, 6 assists) in his 14 European games.

The Turkish international is also widely regarded as being one of the best free-kick takers the business with a phenomenal free-kick scoring record – 22 in the Bundesliga.

United could face competition from Premier League rivals Arsenal for his signature according to Talksport.

Çalhanoğlu joined Bayer from HSV on a €15 million transfer last season and was selected as the sixth most valuable U-21 players in the world list by Soccerex.

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