Bundesliga club begin talks to sign Manchester United player

Werder Bremen’s sporting director Frank Baumann has revealed that his club are in talks with Manchester United over a loan deal for Tahith Chong.

Report from MEN Sport claimed earlier this week that Chong’s representatives had discussed a temporary move to the Bundesliga club, and that United officials will hold talks on Friday.

The player’s agent Erkan Alkan was quoted as saying: “He wants to go to the Bundesliga and Bremen. He will tell that to Manchester United. The club’s plan convinced him.”

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The German side Sporting director had this to say on the loan deal:

“We are leading good conversations. Several parties are involved.

“There are some things which have to be settled. It will still take some time. At the moment I cannot say how likely a [loan] transfer is.”