Desperate Man Utd and Tottenham battling it out over Islam Slimani

first_imgMANCHESTER UNITED and Tottenham are both working on deals to sign Islam Slimani – but need Leicester to give the green light to them capturing their striker.Slimani, 31, has asked to cut shot his loan at Monaco amid interest from the Premier League giants and Italian club Inter for a short-term deal until the end of the season.2 Man Utd and Spurs want SlimaniCredit: PA:Press AssociationMAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Follow for all the latest on the Red DevilsThe Algerian remains one of the main options left available to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jose Mourinho as they desperately search for more attacking options before the transfer window closes.But they need to convince Brendan Rodgers that it would be sensible business to allow Slimani to move to another top-flight side.The Foxes are fighting Spurs and United for a top four finish this season and know allowing the striker to join either club would strengthen them.2And there would still be the matter of Monaco agreeing to end the season-long loan for the striker.Inter have switched their attention to Slimani having dropped their interest in taking Olivier Giroud from Chelsea this utd newsLive Blogunited newsMan Utd news LIVE – Latest updates from Old TraffordMAN DOWNUtd and City face TWO-WEEK summer if they reach Euro finals before new Prem seasonDEPAY CHARTMan Utd flop Memphis used computer data and analytics to quit Old TraffordODS ON?Ighalo to leave Man Utd TOMORROW unless dramatic extension can be reachedPEA SHOOTERHernandez: Man Utd ‘still haunted’ by ‘mistake’ of Moyes replacing FergusonDEVIL’S ADVOCATEEx-Man Utd star Chadwick dreaded being picked for Keane’s team in trainingA move to an Italian club could suit Leicester better, given the battle for a Champions League finish means United and Spurs are still regarded as rivals.Solskjaer – who looks set to finally complete the signing of Bruno Fernandes today – has admitted he could still do with bringing in a target man type of player to add some physicality to his attacking options.And Mourinho is still pushing for a striker to come in on a short term basis to cover for the loss of Harry Kane until April through injury.New Man Utd signing Bruno Fernandes breaks down in tears as he says goodbye to Sporting Lisbonlast_img read more