Usain Bolt targets Manchester United contract after being offered Borussia Dortmund trial

source: talksport

Usain Bolt is to have a trial with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in a bid to fulfil his dream of playing for Manchester United.

Bolt retired in August at the Athletics World Championships in London – finishing with a bronze medal in the men’s 100m.

However, he looks set for a sensational career switch after Borussia Dortmund offered him a trial in March.

Speaking to the Daily Express, Bolt said: “In March, we’re going to do a trial with Dortmund and that will determine what I do with that career, which way it goes.

“If they say I’m good, and that I need a bit of training, I’ll do it.”

Burton Albion offered the Jamaican sprinter a trial following his retirement last summer, although a move to the Championship never materialised.

The 31-year-old is a huge Manchester United fan and hopes former boss Sir Alex Ferguson can put in a good word for him.

“One of my biggest dreams is to play for Manchester United,” he said.

“If Dortmund say I’m good enough, I’ll crack on and train hard. I’ve spoken to Alex Ferguson and I told him he needs to put in a good word.

“He told me if I get fit and ready; he will see what he can do.”

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