Man United may not end up signing Marcel Sabitzer on a permanent deal.
Back in January, Manchester United made a swift decision to bring Marcel Sabitzer in on loan, following an injury to Christian Eriksen.
The Dane, who is now close to returning, was a big miss over the last couple of months. However, Sabitzer has done an excellent job at filling in whenever called upon.
The man from Austria seems to be enjoying his time here in Manchester, with Sabitzer happy to stay at Old Trafford beyond the summer.
However, according to The Sun, United ‘could miss out’ on signing the 29-year-old permanently this summer. They state that the midfielder could be kept at Bayern Munich, with the decision set to be made by Thomas Tuchel – their new manager.
The article cites a Fabrizio Romano tweet that we’ve already covered a few days ago, though The Sun add their own information.
Sabitzer has become a regular member of the squad since moving to the Theatre of Dreams, so it’s easy to see why United would want to keep ahold of the Austrian – assuming the price is right.
I guess the ball is now in Tuchel’s court, and whether he would like to keep Sabitzer with the Bavarian club going into the summer.
Sadly, his good performances for United mean that it’s more likely Sabitzer does end up staying with Bayern. At the very least, it’ll bump up any potential transfer fee for the midfielder.
For squad depth, this could be an astute piece of business assuming United can get it done – though a lot can happen between now and the summer, so let’s just remain patient and wait and see.
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