Manchester United plotting shock Dembele swoop in January

Manchester United are lining up a shock move for Fulham striker Moussa Dembele this January, according to reports in the Daily Star.

The Red Devils are understood to be just one of a number of Premier League outfit keeping tabs on the talented teenager.

Despite reportedly being close to agreeing a new deal at Craven Cottage, the 19-year old is attracting interest from top tier teams thank to his good performances.

The French youngster has scored nine times this season across all competitions in light of the Cottagers’ mid table toil.

United themselves are struggling in attacking departments with captain Wayne Rooney suffering a severe dip in form this term.

Though teenage sensation Anthony Martial began life in England with a bang, the former Monaco star is still adjusting to life on these shores.

Manager Louis van Gaal attracted widespread criticism for allowing young forward James Wilson join Brighton on loan with his side looking ineffective in front of goal as it is.

Dembele has been in West London for three years now after arriving as a 16-year old from French giants Paris Saint-Germain in 2012.