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Real Madrid Youngster On Radar Of Manchester United

Amuda Segun

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Young Real Madrid loanee Martin Odegaard is the latest midfielder to appear on the radar of Premier League giants Manchester  United.

This is according to the latest reports from the stables of El Diario Vasco which said that Martin Odegaard has been watched by the Premier League team on multiple occasions.

It was said that Marcel Bout has seen the player in action on a number of occasions this season.

Marcel Bout is the head of scouts at Manchester United.

Martin Odegaard is a Real Madrid player but he’s presently on loan at fellow Spanish La Liga side Real Sociedad.

He has scored seven goals for Real Sociedad this season including the strike against his parent club Real Madrid in the Spanish Copa Del Rey.

Martin Odegaard scored one of the goals as Real Madrid were beaten 4-3 at home by Real Sociedad in the quarterfinals of the competition.

The 21-year-old is expected to return to Real Madrid this summer at the end of his loan spell with Real Sociedad.

Manchester United are expected to strengthen their midfield this summer and Martin Odegaard could be the man for the job.

The Red Devils need to sign a new quality midfielder despite the signing of Bruno Fernandes last month. This is due to the imminent exits of Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba.

Serbian international Matic has few months left on his contract at Old Trafford and he would be a free agent this summer.

On his part, Paul Pogba has a year remaining on his Manchester United deal plus the clause of an additional year.

Pogba is fed up with life in Manchester and he’s expected to leave the Red Devils this summer. The French World Cup winner has barely featured for his team this season and that’s due to a persistent ankle issue.

I am Segun Amuda , Journalist at Thewistle.com. You can also find my articles here on topics related to Football. Outside Blogging, I have a keen interest in watching English Premier League Games. For any queries or issues related to articles on our website, kindly get in touch.

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EPL: Dayot Upamecano opens up on Manchester United speculation

Timothy Aiyeku

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Dayot Upamecano

This might not be good news for English Premier League club Manchester United as they have been told that they are not alone in the race for Dayot Upamecano and it is made clear that there are yet to be a concrete offer for his signature.

The player himself made this known when he admitted he has been in great demand but noted that he does not know what the future holds for him as he has just signed a new contract with his club because he wants to be with his teammates.

The RB Leipzig was also on Arsenal radar but with the capture of Gabriel Magalhaes, the Red Devils will now enjoy a free run for his signature in   January.

It is understood that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a big fan of the 21-year-old as he was attracted by his impressive performances on RB Leipzig’s run to the Champions League semi-finals.

However, reports claim that the Red Devils board is not too convinced about the readiness of Dayot Upamecano for a first-team football in the English Premier League and that has to be sorted out before an official bid is submitted to his club in January.

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Transfer: How Cristiano Ronaldo is still helping United

Timothy Aiyeku

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo might have parted ways with his former club, Manchester United but that does not mean he has not been having one influence or the other on the club.

This was made known by former defender Patrice Evra who claims that the Portuguese star played a major role in bringing Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United in the last winter transfer window.

He revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo was the one who gave the go-ahead to the club to move in for Bruno Fernandes as they did not know anything about the player before his capture.

Patrice Evra stated that Bruno Fernandes is now making a massive impact at the club by ensuring more wins and helping to bring out the best in Paul Pogba.

Bruno Fernandes has even boasted that the best is yet to be seen of him as he has been training very hard to help his team the more in the coming season.

However, Cristiano Ronaldo remains a living legend of Manchester United as he made a very big impact at the Old Trafford, including winning of the Champions League, the Premier League as well as winning the World Best Footballer award as a Red Devils player under manager Alex Ferguson.

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Manchester United are £2m close to sealing 19-year-old sensation

Timothy Aiyeku

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Benoit Badiashile

The search by English Premier League club Manchester United continues for players that will turn their season around but they are only close to sealing one.

Manchester United are keen on a new defender that will partner Harry Maguire and have been linked with French Ligue 1 outfit Monaco star, Benoit Badiashile with their first bid rejected.

According to AS, the Red Devils had submitted an offer of £25 million for the signature of Benoit Badiashile but Monaco rejected it because it was £2 million short of his release clause.

This means the Red Devils can complete the signing of the central defender if they return with an additional £2 million bid as that is the only way they can land him in January transfer window.

The Spanish outlet also adds that Monaco are not interested in parting ways with Benoit Badiashile because they still have a big need of him but they will be left with no choice if his release clause is tabled.

One area manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will focus on in January is the defensive department after seeing his team concede 36 goals   last season.

However, we expect to see more signings from the Red Devils in January.

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