Manchester United have submitted a club record a 100m (A?70m) bid for the Bayern Munich forward Thomas MA?ller, according to reports in German paper Bild.

According to German media outlet Sport1, Manchester United had submitted a record a 100m bid for Bayern Municha s Thomas Muller hours after Louis Van Gaal spoke about the arrival of a a surprisea striker at Old Trafford this summer.

Bid made, player interested in move


Reliable German paper Bild are now stating that the bid has been made, but, Bayern Munich are reluctant to sell the player.


However, the paper goes on to state that Muller is interested in leaving the Allianz Arena with his relationship with Pep Guardiola uneasy, having completed full 90 minutes in just 29 matches over the last two years since the arrival of the Spaniard.

Muller was given his Bayern Munich break through by van Gaal who made him a key player for the side that reached the Champions League final in 2010.

However, agent Ludwig K gl has denied that Muller is looking to move: a I do not want to participate. Thomas plays for Bayern and has a contract with Bayern.a

Contradictions in statement emerging from Bayern camp on Muller.

While chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had promised that no other Bayern Munich players would be following Bastian Schweinsteiger to Old Trafford

a I can totally reassure all the fans we will issue no further players more towards Manchester United,a he said, but Captain Philip Lahm admitted that Muller could leave the club.

Bayern Munich are currently in Shanghai on their pre-season tour, and while speaking to the press, Lahm said:

a In football you can imagine everything. Ita s not my decision. In football, it goes so, so quickly.”

a In football everything goes very, very quickly. I think you can never give a guarantee that it will work like this or like that.

a As a result, I certainly cana t give any guarantee for Thomas Muller or talk about whether I can imagine [him leaving]. You can always imagine anything happening.a