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Marko Arnautovic: Manchester United have a £7.6m bid for the former West Ham and Stoke forward that Bologna has turned down.transfer center news

Manchester United made a bid of around €9m (£7.6m) for Marco Arnautovic, but Bologna turned it down. sky italy.

United are keen to bring the former West Ham and Stoke forward back to the Premier League.

Lisandro Martinez and Tyrell Marasia have already been signed defensively this summer, along with midfielder Christian Eriksen, but Erik ten Haag has yet to strengthen his front line.

The Dutchman is currently eyeing Arnautovic, who can play wide or midfield.

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After two years in Shanghai, China, Arnautovic returned to Europe last year, scoring 15 goals in 34 appearances for Bologna.

Ten Hag was asked about the 33-year-old after Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Brighton at Old Trafford.

“I think there are 250 players involved or linked to Manchester United this pre-season, so I won’t name them,” he said. “We have two strikers, maybe a third and we have Marcus Rashford.

“We thought of him as a striker, but he played really well on the left side in pre-season and we had two really good chances on the left side today.

“So I think it was the right decision to do it this way. But the typical number 9 wasn’t available today.”

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Arnautovic has scored 15 goals in 34 games for Bologna

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