Man Utd in danger to miss out signing of in-demand Championship midfielder

German champions Bayern Munich have reportedly joined Man Utd in the race to sign English playmaker, Jude Bellingham.

The 16-year-old has enjoyed a breakthrough season at St Andrew’s, playing 36 games in all competitions, including 33 in the second tier in England.

Dortmund and Manchester United have both been heavily linked with securing the services of the talented midfielder, whose current contract with the Championship club is due to expire at the end of the 2020-21 season.

However, according to Kicker, Bayern Munich are ready to rival both BVB and Man Utd for the services of the talented playmaker, who has managed to found back of the net four times and provided three assists in the second tier of English football this season.

Bellingham was believed to be leaning towards a move to the 20-times English champions after visiting the English teams training ground, where he met legendary head-coach Sir Alex Ferguson.

The rumours linking the England Under-17 international with a switch to Germany has gathered pace in recent month, though, and he could be on his way to Allianz Arena ahead of the 2020/21 season.