Manchester United preparing to hijack any Liverpool bid for Christian Pulisic

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Two soccer powerhouses could soon be fighting over America's wonder boy.

Manchester United are reportedly ready to rival Liverpool for Christian Pulisic. According to various reports, both Manchester United and Liverpool are keen on signing the 19-year-old American during the Summer 2018 transfer window, despite a price tag that could fall anywhere between $50 and $100 million dollars.

In an exclusive interview during Borussia Dortmund's winter training camp, Christian Pulisic tells ESPN that his country puts too much expectation on him after their World Cup exit.

United may also have the upper hand over Liverpool when it come to battling for his signature having negotiated with them last summer over Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic has told ESPN that National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James is one of his biggest sporting inspirations, while also discussing his own dunking skills. He has also started four of five games in the Champions League. Any Premier League team that signs Pulisic will see a huge uptick in US representation, and that is largely an untapped market for Premier League play. "When you do that every week, you are going to improve".

Pulisic won the US Soccer Federation's Male Player of the Year award last month. When you play against the best players, you're going to grow. "I like to follow a lot of different teams and different players-I just really like the sport".

Pulisic has 20 caps and nine goals for the USA men's national team, and has the potential to become a global superstar both on the pitch and commercially.

Before the next World Cup rolls around, Pulisic could get a taste of winning pedigree with a team like Manchester United, the most successful club in Premier League history and one Pulisic has said he rooted for as a child.

Jose Mourinho has set his sights on securing a winger this season after the club's failure to complete a deal for Ivan Perisic. "I'm a big fan-I just love to watch him and I obviously support wherever he is".