Manchester United are set to make a bid for Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele within the upcoming switch window, as reported by Fichajes.
What is the newest on Dembele?
It’s understood that Barcelona might have to dump gamers this summer time as a result of monetary points that the membership are at the moment going through.
Dembele might be one squad member proven the exit door, and United are believed to be contemplating making a €50m (£43.4m) supply to attempt to convey the attacker over to the Premier League.
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How has he fared at Barcelona this season?
The 23-year-old has featured in 25 La Liga matches this time period, scoring 5 objectives and offering two assists in these video games (through WhoScored).
He has accomplished 53 profitable dribbles in Spain’s top-flight – solely Marcus Rashford (80) has managed extra for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet.
Dembele’s tally of 32 key passes has solely been bettered by three United gamers as effectively.
Is he a less expensive choice than Jadon Sancho?
Manchester United have been closely linked with Jadon Sancho final summer time, however did not land the ahead after refusing to match Borussia Dortmund’s asking worth of £108m.
It has been reported by Bild through TEAMtalk that Sancho’s price-tag has been reduce to £88m as a result of ongoing international disaster. This might tempt United again into the marketplace for the England worldwide.
Nevertheless, in Dembele, they’ve a far cheaper choice who might be out there within the coming months. If United can negotiate a deal value €50m, they might be signing a participant for half the value of Sancho, who is simply two years older and has already lifted a World Cup with France again in 2018.
Would selecting Dembele over Sancho be a sensible transfer for United?
It may effectively be.
United have been linked with some big-name gamers lately, together with Erling Haaland and Declan Rice. They don’t have a vast finances, although, and might want to weigh up precisely how a lot they’ll spend with a purpose to land their key targets.
If United have been to go after Dembele moderately than Sancho, they could save themselves in extra of £40m, which may liberate extra funds to spend on making an attempt to lure Haaland and Rice to Previous Trafford.
By signing Sancho, Solskjaer may have his most popular choice for one place, however he might not manage to pay for to strengthen different areas of the crew. In the meantime, choosing Dembele may permit United to enhance their squad in a number of positions, making them a extra formidable outfit throughout the pitch subsequent season.
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