“Edmond should also play a very important role for us next season,” Rolfes told BILD.
Raphael Varane, Pau Torres and Jules Kounde are all above Tapsoba on United’s shortlist and given he would cost a similar figure, all three of those deals remain more likely at this stage.
Chelsea though are expected to add another central defender to their ranks this summer with Fikayo Tomori set to join AC Milan on a permanent deal.
Wolfsburg’s Maxence Lacroix has been looked at although he’s expected to stay in Germany.
Arsenal are admirers of the player but the Gunners simply do not have the money required to sign him.
Martin Odegaard remains their priority although the landscape could change if Carlo Ancelotti decides to keep the Norwegian at Real Madrid.