Ligue 1 side focus on Manchester United man

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has emerged as a priority for Ligue 1 giants Monaco in the final month of the summer transfer window.

Chelsea defender Malang Sarr is set to join Monaco on loan with an option to buy, but the club are pushing to bring in another centre-back.

A number of players are currently being assessed and the club are considering options on their table.

And according to the French sports daily The teamBailly is the defender Monaco want before the window ends.

They want to secure the right side of their defense by bringing in the Ivorian and Monaco also admire the versatility of the Manchester United defender.

However, there are several hurdles Monaco would have to overcome if they want to sign him.

Monaco will likely face serious competition for him as Fulham, Roma and Sevilla are also interested in the centre-back.

Manchester United would prefer to sell him, but Monaco only consider signing him on a simple loan.

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