Manchester United interest in Shinji Kagawa prompts Borussia Dortmund ultimatum

United interest in Kagawa prompts contract ultimatum from Dortmund

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21:00 GMT, 27 April 2012

Borussia Dortmund have given Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa until Monday to sign a new contract amid increasing speculation he has been offered a deal by Manchester United.

The 23-year-old has scored 16 goals from midfield this season.

United want a goalscoring midfielder and are also monitoring Porto's James Rodrigues, Lucas of Sao Paulo and Oscar de Marcos of Athletic Bilbao.

Threat: Shinji Kagawa's goals have helped Dortmund to the Bundesliga title

Threat: Shinji Kagawa's goals have helped Dortmund to the Bundesliga title