Manchester United report: Transfer target pens new deal - but there's still hope for Red Devils

Christopher Nkunku
(Image credit: PA)

Manchester United are set to miss out on one of their transfer targets after RB Leipzig striker Christopher Nkunku signed a new contract with the German club.  

Leipzig announced on Thursday morning that the France international has agreed fresh terms until 2026, a two-year extension on his previous deal.  

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.