Manchester United transfer target Kevin Trapp admitted it’s always nice to hear transfer links to clubs such as the Red Devils, before adding he couldn’t comment on speculation during an awards dinner on Monday night.
News broke on Monday that the English giants were in the process of submitting a bid for the Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper, with the 32-year-old Europa League winner identified as a potential option as a keeper No 2 at Old Trafford.
United have been on the hunt for a back-up goalkeeper for much of the transfer window, after letting Dean Henderson join Nottingham Forest on loan earlier this summer, and German reports report Kevin Trapp could be just that. man.
According to Kicker, Manchester United are ready to offer the German a 4-year deal which the veteran keeper is willing to accept. And, speaking at an awards night on Monday, Trapp refused to rule out a deal, which will only fuel the flames of speculation over a move to Old Trafford this summer.
“As I said when I first came to Frankfurt, it’s always nice when rumors like this come out,” he explained. “It’s a great recognition. But I can’t say anything about it. »
However, those above him are not so eager to let him go. Speaking at the same event, Eintracht board member Markus Kroche revealed that “there is no offer so far and no contact with United”, while the Trapp’s boss is also keen for him to stay in Germany.
“From a sporting point of view, of course I would like to keep such a great goalkeeper and such a person. He’s a great role model and always one of the first to arrive in training. But I’m not the final decision maker,” admitted head coach Oliver Glasner.