After a rare weekend in what has been a hectic campaign, Manchester United get closer to their clash against Fulham on Tuesday night. Londoners will be the last team to face the Red Devils at Old Trafford for the 2020/21 Premier League campaign.
Although Fulham has nothing to play, Manchester United should be wary of the fact that they have been quite poor at home all season long in the league, with their six losses so far at Old Trafford. Ahead of the game, here’s a look at the latest Manchester United news,
Sven Botman responds to transfer rumors
LOSC Lille star Sven Botman has encouraged reports linking him to a Premier League stint, saying he had a ‘dream’ of playing in England’s top flight. The young Dutchman has been one of the most impressive young center-backs in world football during the 2020/21 campaign and has been linked with several big clubs including Manchester United and Liverpool.
Asked about his future, Botman commented;
“It’s a nice compliment when you hear that these clubs are interested. I lie if I say I’m not interested – this is the first time such big clubs have been linked to me – but it was early. because in January I was only in Lille for half a season. “
“If I’m honest, the Premier League is one of the leagues I dreamed of … but also Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga. The Premier League is something special. It’s football that I really like and that suits me. The style of the game, the emotion; I really like seeing the fans with such great emotions in the stands. It’s a great competition that I really like to watch and have been doing most of my life. “
Although he openly admitted his interest, the 21-year-old also said he was happy at Lille and enjoyed his football.
Manchester United could face competition from Liverpool for Jadon Sancho
While Manchester United have been heavily linked with a move to Jadon Sancho In recent weeks, the transfer saga could see further twists and turns, with Liverpool also in the fray. Reports suggest the Reds will be in the mix to sign Sancho this summer should superstar forward Mohamed salah leave the club.
German journalist Christian Falk suggested that Salah’s future at Liverpool is uncertain and that Jurgen Klopp’s men see Sancho as an ideal replacement for the Egyptian striker. Falk also revealed that London giants Chelsea are also monitoring the 21-year-old’s situation with great interest, which could be a blow to Manchester United’s hopes of landing him.
Manchester United to rival German giants for Daniel Jebbison
Manchester United face immense competition for the signing of Sheffield United striker Daniel Jebbison this summer, according to reports. The England Under-18 star has attracted interest from English clubs such as the Red Devils, Chelsea and Arsenal, as well as Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
Jebbison made history on Monday when he became the youngest goalscorer in Premier League history for a player making his full debut by scoring the winner against Everton. The imposing striker has a huge decision to make as although the Blades want to extend his stay at the club, he could be ready for a bigger move in the near future.