Manchester United in talks to beat Liverpool & Arsenal to £114m duo that would give them BEST attack in Europe

Dries Mertens (Napoli)

One player who looks Old Trafford-bound is Napoli forward Dries Mertens, according to Sport Witness.

The free-scoring Belgian can operate out wide on either flank or as a striker, but it is at centre-forward that he’s really found his calling in the last couple of seasons.

Arsenal target Dries Mertens

Dries Mertens would make a superb signing for Manchester United

Mertens, 31, has scored 46 goals over the last two seasons in that new role and his experience and work rate make him the dream Mourinho striker.

With the Portuguese tactician trying Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard up front together against West Ham, could this perhaps be a hint of a two-striker system for next season, but with Mertens and Lukaku leading the line instead?

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