Manchester United are reportedly closing in on the signing of striker Wout Weghorst in the January transfer window. A fee is also agreed upon between the clubs to seal the deal.
However, Besiktas will have to first find a replacement for the Dutch striker. The in-form Dutch striker is also pushing for the move to Old Trafford.
MANCHESTER UNITED AND WOUT WEGHORST TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Manchester United are closing in on completing the signing of Wout Weghorst. The report also claims that Besiktas will agree on a compensation package with both Besiktas and Burnley. Weghorst is currently on loan at Besiktas. However, the report also claims that the Turkish giants will let him go if they can sign a striker replacement in January. The report also claims that the Weghorst deal is a simple loan deal for the Red Devils from Burnley.
It also claims that Wout Weghorst is also pushing for his dream move. The report also claims that the striker’s family are also excited about his Manchester United move. Hence, all the pressure is now on Besiktas to find a replacement for the Dutch striker. The Dutch striker signed for the Turkish giants on loan to get regular game time for the World Cup. However, the deal does not include any option for early termination of the deal. Although, it looks like the Red Devils will make another stop-start signing in the striker position.
THE RED DEVILS NEED TO FIND A LONG-TERM STRIKER SIGNING IN THE NEXT SUMMER TRANSFER WINDOW
Wout Weghorst’s signing also means that Manchester United are signing another player that is at the wrong age of 30. Hence, it looks like the loan signing is a short-term problem solution for Erik Ten Hag. The Red Devils needed to sign a striker after the release of Cristiano Ronaldo. However, it looks like the club does not have a big budget in the January transfer window. This is because the owners of the Premier League giants need to balance their financial books for the season.
Hence, it is clear that Manchester United will not make big investments in the January transfer window. The report also claims that the Red Devils are in positive discussions to extend the contracts of Diogo Dalot. Erik Ten Hag considers them a big part of the team for the present and the future. However, there is still some confusion about the right-back situation. The Red Devils are open to listening offers for Aaron Wan Bissaka. Wolves are also monitoring his situation. However, they have not made any bids.
Hence, Manchester United will only make a move for a new player if they sell the fringe players for the right price. Erik Ten Hag as a manager is also aware of the limited budget in the January transfer window. However, at the moment, the striker position must be the only priority for the club. Therefore, they must complete the potential signing of Wout Weghorst.
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