The report states that United are set to battled it out with the Serie A giants AC Milan for the 23-year-old’s signature.
United were also been closely linked with the Turkish international by Beyaz Tv during the summer transfer window.
Çalhanoğluis regarded as being one of the best set-piece specialists around and has received rave reviews from Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola who said: “Çalhanoğlu is one of the best free-kick takers in the Bundesliga.”
The Turkish international scored the highest number of free-kick goals – in the top five leagues in Europe – Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1 – last season.
Çalhanoğlu joined Bayer from HSV on a €15 million transfer last season and was selected as the sixth most valuable U-21 players in the world list by Soccerex.
The 21-year-old has provided one assists and scored five goals in 11 appearances for Leverkusen this season.