United will be looking to bolster their ranks in January.
They are now eyeing a highly-rated talent.
Premier League giants Manchester United have started keeping an eye on Reading’s 19-year-old forward Danny Loader. Loader’s current contract at the EFL Championship side will terminate in 2020 June, after which he will be available to sign with any club as a free agent.
Meanwhile, Daily Star further reports that talks between the player and the club have stalled over a new deal, thereby putting several other Premier League clubs as well on high alert – apart from Manchester United. The English youngster joined Reading as a youth player in 2012, after spending his earliest years at Wycombe Wanderers. He was then promoted to their Under-18 team in 2016, and later, to the Under-23 team in 2017.
At the beginning of 2019, he was offered his first-ever senior contract with the club, since when he has made 29 appearances for the first-team. It is also worth mentioning that Loader was handed his first competitive bow by former Reading’s manager Jaap Stam, who is also an-ex Manchester United star.
That being said, it can be understood that thanks to Stam, the Red Devils have a major upper hand over the other Premier League clubs, in the transfer race for signing him.