By Luke Augustus for MailOnline
Published: 10:49 GMT, 21 January 2020 | Updated: 10:49 GMT, 21 January 2020
Manchester United have joined Chelsea in the race for Moussa Dembele by 'preparing a £43million bid' for the Lyon striker.
According to Foot Mercato, the Red Devils are set to make an initial offer of £43m plus bonuses for the former Fulham and Celtic forward.
United's problems in attack have been exasperated in the past week following Marcus Rashford's injury after the England striker was ruled out for up to three months with a double stress fracture in his back suffered in their FA Cup third-round replay win over Wolves.
Manchester United are 'preparing a £43million bid' for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele
According to Foot Mercato, United's offer will include bonuses for the 23-year-old forward
The 22-year-old striker has struggled with a back