Manchester United are believed to have tabled a £60million offer in their efforts to sign Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller, according to Sport BILD, as reported by the Daily Star.
The 25-year-old has been linked with a move to Old Trafford ever since the closing of the previous campaign.
United boss Louis van Gaal is looking to increase his options in attack after seeing both Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie leave this summer.
Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez are now the only two senior strikers left at the club, with 19-year-old James Wilson yet to be given a recognized role in the squad.
The Red Devils have already signed Bastian Schweinsteiger from the Bundesliga champions and will be hoping to complete another deal before the window closes at the end of this month.
In addition to the forward, they are also said to be closing in on a deal to bring Barcelona winger Pedro to the club in the coming days.