MANCHESTER UNITED are on red alert after transfer target Kingsley Coman reportedly rejected Bayern Munich’s first offer of a contract extension.
The 24-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford last summer and the Red Devils are still believed to be keen.
The French winger’s current deal at the Allianz Arena runs until 2023 but he apparently is looking for a big increase on his current £140,000-a-week terms.
However, Kicker claims the star has snubbed their first proposal to get him to stay.
That comes after reports stated United had put together a package to tempt him away from the Bundesliga and were looking to make him one of their big buys this summer.
Bayern are desperate to tie Coman down and avoid a repeat of their mishap with David Alaba, with the Austrian defender leaving this coming summer for free after failing to agree terms.
Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic is aiming to extend the contracts of several of Bayern’s young stars, including Coman, Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka.
Kimmich and Goretza are reportedly ready to agree terms but Coman’s situation is much more up in the air – potentially clearing the way for United to make their move.
Bayern chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insisted Coman is not for sale when he was first asked about United’s interest in December.
He said: "Kingsley is an absolute top player today, and is extremely valuable for Bayern. He often makes the difference, just when it counts the most. Kingsley is not for sale."
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Coman is well aware of the interest in him, and was coy when confronted with interest from United and local rivals Manchester City last month.
He said: “It's good to know that good teams are interested in me, it gives me additional confidence.
“But I have a contract here until 2023, I'm just thinking of Bayern. It's all good, I'm happy.”
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