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Manchester United launching bid for Monaco’s Benoit Badiashile

AS Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile remains on the agenda of Manchester United.

AS Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile remains on the agenda of Manchester United.

L’Equipe says United chief Ed Woodward has approved a payment of £23m for Badiashile after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made signing a defender a priority.

As of yet, he has just one done deal over the line in the shape of Donny van de Beek.

And acquiring a new defender to partner Harry Maguire remains pivotal.

Several have been linked but United’s attention has turned to Monaco star Badiashile.

The 19-year-old has been touted for a huge future in the game and has been linked with several clubs across Europe.

Woodward is happy to authorise a payment of £23m for the signing of the teenager.

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