Regardless of strengthening in the summertime, Manchester United’s type in entrance of purpose within the Premier League has not improved they usually have scored the least objectives among the many high 12 groups within the division.
After being extensively linked with Harry Kane, United ended up bringing in Rasmus Hojlund from Atalanta and whereas he has begun his United profession with a bang within the Champions League, he’s but to open his account domestically.
Add to this the poor type of final season’s high scorer Marcus Rashford, who has one purpose to date this season and it’s clear to see that the United boss wants attacking reinforcements.
United want a brand new striker ASAP
Anthony Martial has continued to stay ineffective whereas Antony is enduring a nightmarish marketing campaign. As for Jadon Sancho, he stays banished from the primary group and a January exit seems to be almost certainly in the intervening time.
Whether or not United can strengthen in January stays a significant doubt as a result of uncertainty surrounding when the Premier League will ratify Sir Jim Ratcliffe as the brand new minority stakeholder.
United’s funds look grim and the earliest they’ll spend huge cash appears to be subsequent summer season and Brighton’s Evan Ferguson is reportedly a goal regardless of him signing a brand new contract final week which can take his time on the membership until 2029.
This has not deterred the 20-time English champions and it appears Chelsea are additionally not stepping again as per a Football Insider report.
The Blues have employees with prior connections on the Seagulls they usually plan to make use of that inside data to attempt to snatch the 19-year-old away from United’s grasps.
“Chelsea are large admirers of Brighton striker Evan Ferguson. Chelsea, who’ve vital Brighton connections throughout the recruitment employees following their raid on the south coast membership final yr (2022), are well-informed on his skills.
“It’s believed they’re persevering with to observe his state of affairs with a view to utilizing that inside data to seal a possible deal within the close to future.
Chelsea vs United for Ferguson
“Director of World Expertise and Transfers Paul Winstanley and chief analyst Kyle Macaulay are among the many ex-Brighton employees to carry a key function behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge.”
The Republic of Eire worldwide has 5 objectives in 14 appearances throughout all competitions to date this season whereas within the earlier marketing campaign, he had plundered 10 objectives in all competitions.
Ferguson has a market worth of €65 million as per Transfermarkt however Brighton will definitely demand near €100 million contemplating the striker’s potential.
A deal is not going to be straightforward to finish however the striker is a boyhood United fan and possibly Ratcliffe’s entry will enable the membership to spend its personal cash and within the course of gazump the Blues, who will not be shy of spending the massive bucks.