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Frankfurt keen to keep Man Utd target Kolo Muani for one more season

Frankfurt keen to keep Man Utd target Kolo Muani this summer

Eintracht Frankfurt are adamant in their resolve to hang on to star forward Randal Kolo Muani for at least one more year, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Kolo Muani has turned the heads of several European heavy spenders with his performances at the Deutsche Bank Park this season.

The France international is spearheading Frankfurt’s push for a European berth under the tutelage of Oliver Glasner, racking up 11 goals and 12 assists in 24 Bundesliga outings.

Kolo Muani has also netted two goals in seven Champions League games, although Die Adler saw their European campaign end in a 5-0 aggregate defeat to Napoli in the last-16.

The 24-year-old’s breakout season has caught the attention of several clubs, including Premier League giants Manchester United who are already preparing their chequebook for a summer raid.

German and French champions Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain have also been credited with an interest in the former Nantes forward.

However, Frankfurt have made their position on the player’s future crystal clear to potential suitors claiming they want him to continue his development at the club for at least one more season.

The silver lining on their seemingly fixed viewpoint is that an enormous offer could sway their stance, forcing them into a premature sale.

Frankfurt sporting director Markus Krösche has already claimed the club will not part ways with the Frenchman for less than €100 million, so it will take that or more to convince the Germans to do business.

Kolo Muani joined Frankfurt last summer on a free transfer from Ligue 1 club Nantes, so the Germans stand to make a massive windfall if they receive their quoted fee this summer.

Man United have been the most interested in Kolo Muani, but the English giants have other targets on their shortlist if they decide against matching Frankfurt’s asking price.

They will be required to part ways with an equally massive figure if they are to prise top target Harry Kane away from the defiant Tottenham Hotspur this summer.

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