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Bundesliga Striker close to Man Utd deal

Bundesliga Striker close to Man Utd deal

United close to Muto deal

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on a £12m deal for Mainz hotshot Yoshinori Muto.

The Japan international joined Mainz from FC Tokyo over the summer, and has since then put up a great showing in the Bundesliga.

United are said to have been impressed by the player's progress in Germany, and are now set to wrap up a £12m transfer for the talented striker, The Mirror claims.

Muto, who is dubbed 'the Japanese Messi', has scored seven league goals for his club this campaign.

The 23-year-old is currently contracted at Mainz until the summer of 2019.