Manchester United set to sign 'top-class' midfielder ahead of Liverpool: report

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag reacts during the Emirates FA Cup Semi Final match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on April 23, 2023 in London, England.
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Manchester United have emerged as the favourites to sign Mason Mount, after it's been revealed that the Chelsea midfielder prefers a move to Old Trafford if he leaves in the summer.

According to The Athletic, Mount is leaning towards Manchester United, with talks between the two clubs expected in the near future. Arsenal, Liverpool and Bayern Munich, who are all keen on bringing in the 24-year-old, have also been notified of Mount's preference. 

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