Manchester United are hoping to undertake the identical technique that efficiently landed them Wilfried Zaha, this time with rising left-back Ryan Sessegnon. United goal to let Fulham maintain maintain of Sessegnon for the rest of the Championship season within the hopes that this can persuade the London membership into doing enterprise with them reasonably than Tottenham.
Spurs had a £25m bid for Sessegnon rejected earlier this 12 months, although in accordance to the Each day Mail, United have made the identical bid, although beneath the stipulation that he stays with Fulham till the top of the season.
Nevertheless, Fulham boss Slavisa Jovanovic shall be reluctant to let his younger star depart, as he has goals of firing Fulham again into the Premier League. Quoted within the Night Commonplace (through IBT Occasions), Jovanovic stated: ‘Sure [I am confident], if we need to be aggressive we should maintain our vital gamers.
‘All of the questions are what the worth of this participant is, however myself, as a coach, I desire to stick with the extra vital gamers for the competitors that’s forward of us, however on the opposite facet I can perceive the enterprise facet too.
‘On this second, I’m not considering of being with out him for the season, however it isn’t beneath my management.’
Sessegnon has been touted by United as the reply to their left-back woes. Luke Shaw – United’s present left-back – was suppose to be their full-back for the foreseeable future, nonetheless, his fixed battle along with his personal health has left his function on the membership doubtful.
The strategy that United are prepared to take with Sessegnon is one which has born fruit previously. Earlier than Zaha’s January transfer to Previous Trafford in 2013, United afforded him the time to finish his season at Crystal Palace.
For now, the 17-year-old stays contracted to Craven Cottage, after signing a three-year d just a few months in the past.
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