The 20-year-old has emerged as one of the top talents in the Eredivisie this season, with his impressive record of eight goals in nine matches leaving him only two adrift of top scorers Dirk Kuyt and Luuk de Jong.
Louis van Gaal has already confessed that he needs to add quality from a wide position to his attack, and El Ghazi is seen as an option.
The starlet stands at 6ft. 2” and is known for his pace and power.
However, United may approach a deal with some caution with Memphis Depay having struggled to replicate the form he showed in the Netherlands since his Premier League switch.