Manchester United have launched a multi-million pound bid for Birmingham City youngster Jude Bellingham, according to Daily Record.
It has proved to be somewhat of a breakthrough season for 16-year-old Bellingham, who has been thrust in to the Blues starting eleven, making 23 appearances to date in the Championship.
Premier League giants Man United have been labelled with frequent interest, and it is now reported that the Old Trafford outfit have launched a bid in the region of £25m to sign the talented attacking midfielder.
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to bring in some fresh faces to enhance his midfield options this month, and Bellingham has emerged as a key target.
A move to United would seemingly be tempting for Bellingham, who turns 17 in the summer, but the report does claim that Bellingham and his father have resisted attempts in the last few weeks from agents to sign terms, and they also believe that a move too soon to one of England’s top flight sides could be poorly timed.
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A move to Manchester United would be very tempting for Bellingham, but it is really what he wants to do in the middle of his debut season.
The young midfielder has been at Birmingham since the age of eight, and this would cause a massive change in his lifestyle halfway through the domestic campaign.
Bellingham may be better suited to move in the summer when he will arguably have even more interest in his services.