Man Utd have made a late attempt to contact the agent of Lille striker Victor Osimhen ahead of his potential move to Napoli, according to reports in Italy.

On Tuesday there was news in L’Equipe that Lille were ‘preparing’ for his sale to Napoli with Liverpool out of the running for Osimhen’s signature.

There has been big progress this week with a deal ‘partly decided’ despite his transfer to Napoli not being ‘registered’ yet.

The report added that the two clubs met up on Monday evening to ‘begin concrete negotiations’ after Osimhen decided ‘not to continue’ talks with other clubs.

Osimhen had previously been described as a ‘priority’ target for Man Utd but those rumours have faded in recent months until this fresh report in CalcioNapoli24 (via Sport Witness).