CL giants confirm Man United transfer bid, will issue response this weekend

According to reports from The Guardian, Borussia Dortmund have confirmed they’ve received a transfer bid from Manchester United for star midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

The Armenian international has just come to the end of a phenomenal at Westfalenstadion, bagging 23 goals and 32 assists in 51 appearances across all competitions.

The attacking midfielder been linked with Manchester United frequently in recent weeks, in no small part due to his Dortmund contract verging upon its final twelve months.

However, recent reports had claimed the Black-Yellows would reject any bids for the 27-year-old this summer, having already sold Mats Hummels and Ilkay Gundogan to Bayern Munich and Manchester City respectively.

But the latest reports from The Guardian suggest Dortmund are now more open to parting with Mkhitaryan following what has been described as an ‘improved offer’ from the Red Devils.

They quote Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke as telling German publication Bild; “The situation is now different. Manchester have made a much improved offer. In situations like this there are always a lot of different things to consider and in the end at one point we have to make a decision.

“And as we are back in training on Monday we will decide at the weekend. I have contacted the relevant people and we will weigh things up at the weekend. And then the board will make the decision, definitely at the weekend.”

Rurh Nachtritchen claim the Red Devils have already agreed a four-year contract with Mkhitaryan.