Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Forsberg: My Focus Is on Playing for RB

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Forsberg: My Focus Is on Playing for RB

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RB Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg has responded to claims Jose Mourinho is looking to bring him to Old Trafford.

Mourinho was spotted in the stands watching as Sweden beat Italy in their World Cup play-off last week.

And the reports claim he was there on a special scouting mission to keep an eye on Forsberg. The 26-year-old has been impressing for Bundesliga side RB Leipzig this season and Mourinho was reportedly impressed with what he saw.

Forsberg's agent Hasan Cetinkaya also represents United defender Victor Lindelof and reports last week suggested it was 'highly likely' United would be making a move for Forsberg.

The reports haven't gone unnoticed by the winger, who has a contract until 2022 and told Bild: "I also read that in the papers, my focus is on RB. …

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