Manchester United News

The dilemma Manchester United is facing with this player

By Harry Smith

The dilemma Manchester United is facing with this player

The player doesn't count for Erik ten Hag and Crystal Palace is the only team interested in him

Síguenos enSíguenos en Google News

While Manchester United are working on closing the signing of Antony Santos from Ajax, Erik ten Hag is still trying to sign a new right-back before the transfer window shuts down on September 1st. There have been several names linked to a move to Old Trafford recently, but none of them would arrive until someone leaves.

The former Ajax manager has chosen Diogo Dalot over Aaron Wan-Bissaka on the right-hand side of defense since he believes is a better player. However, Erik ten Hag wants someone who can really challenge the 23-year-old Portuguese full-back, but before he does that, Wan-Bissaka needs to go this summer.

More Man Utd news:

Erik ten Hag has told his players that no one's place in the team is guaranteed
Antony’s latest wink to Manchester United on his Instagram account
 

The English right-back was signed by Manchester United from Crystal Palace in 2019 for a fee of €55 million, which seemed like a bargain at the time since he was one of the most promising young defenders in the Premier League. His defensive abilities were top-tier and it was really difficult to dribble past him.

Unfortunately, after a first good season at Old Trafford where he was untouchable on the right-hand side of the defense, his performances began to deteriorate in the last couple of seasons. He lost his place in the starting XI for Diogo Dalot and now he is transfer listed by the Red Devils who desperately want to sell him.

The dilemma

Although Erik ten Hag wants a new right-back, Crystal Palace has been the only club to approach the player, but they are only willing to offer €10m, which would make Manchester United lose a lot of money after buying him from the Eagles for €55m years ago. Wan-Bissaka is still only 24 years old and could definitely turn his career around at Selhurst Park where it all started.


More news