According to a report by a journalist for Sky Sport Germany, Erik ten Hag, the manager of Manchester United, is actively pursuing the signing of Denzel Dumfries, a defender now playing for Inter Milan.
This season, Diogo Dalot has been the primary option for the Red Devils at right back. They have relied heavily on him. His deputy, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, had a total of four minutes of experience playing for the first team.
There have been grumblings that the 25-year-old could be loaned out or sold before the beginning of the new year, and Plettenberg has now revealed that the club is considering three different right-back possibilities.
Jeremie Frimpong of Bayer Leverkusen and Malo Gusto of Lyon are both players who are being considered for a transfer; however, Gusto may not be available for a move until the regular season is through with Lyon.
It is said that the Red Devils are also keeping an eye on Dumfries, in addition to the aforementioned duo. It would appear like United boss Ten Hag is doing everything in his power to attract the Dutchman to Old Trafford.
This season, Dalot has established himself as a reliable option at right back. Because Wan-Bissaka lacks the ability to mount an attacking threat, the Portuguese have had absolutely no competition from Wan-Bissaka.
In the department located in Dumfries, United would see a significant advancement. The 26-year-old forward has been outstanding for both club and country over the previous 18 months, contributing to a number of goals during that time.
He began his professional career as a right defender, but since 2021, he has been playing the position of a right wing back instead. It’s possible that this will work out well for Ten Hag, who likes to have attacking full-backs on his team.
Because of the many skills he possesses, Dumfries may be able to provide Dalot with formidable competition. While playing right back for PSV in his final season there, he had an average of 1.5 tackles and 1.6 interceptions per game.
Additionally, the Dutchman prevailed in nearly two-thirds of their aerial duels on average. It is expected that he will have no issue readjusting to the job, and that Ten Hag will give him more leeway to move things along.
It is also unknown whether or not the hierarchy will support Ten Hag in his pursuit of Dumfries throughout the following month. Inter has stated that they will not sell him for anything less than €60 million in the foreseeable future.
Regards for Alejandro Garnacho from Manchester United in light of Real Madrid speculation
Alejandro Garnacho, a teenage player for Manchester United, is believed to be interested in joining Real Madrid of Spain.
Despite new speculations suggesting that Alejandro Garnacho may move to Real Madrid, Manchester United continues to be unconcerned about his future.
The La Liga powerhouses are reportedly interested in signing the 18-year-old due to his breakthrough season with the United first squad.
Garnacho played for United in both of their exhibition games last week against Spanish opponents, and when he passed through the mixed area following the 1-0 loss to Betis, he was questioned about a transfer to Madrid. In the midst of the ongoing speculation on his future, David de Gea intervened and firmly stated to the media: “We won’t allow him leave.”
United agree and continue to be optimistic that they will be able to extend Garnacho’s contract, but they are not in a hurry to do so.
The Argentine forward only signed his first professional contract when he turned 17 in July of last year. The agreement was for the duration of 2024, with the club having the option of an extra year.
According to sources, United is content with Garnacho’s present contract position given the length of his current contract but is eager to reward him for his accomplishments.
A number of performance-based triggers in Garnacho’s current contract also lead to permanent pay increases when they are invoked. Since he signed the agreement last year, he has already taken advantage of a number of them, so his current income exceeds that of his original signing.
The kid received a number of loan offers during the summer transfer window, with Spain making the most specific ones, but it was determined that he would stay at United to complete his development.
In his eight senior games so far this season, Garnacho has two goals and two assists. He is expected to play a significant part when competitive play resumes the following week.