Just before the turn of the year, Manchester United Football Club failed in an attempt to sign Erling Haaland. The Norweigian’s start to life in Germany with Borussia Dortmund has been nothing short of sensational.
Eventually, the Red Devils would settle on a short-term deal for Odion Ighalo, though it’s highly unlikely United see him as the answer for the foreseeable future.
The 20-time Premier League champions will likely delve into the market over the summer and today a new name has been thrown into the ring; Jonathan David.
According to the Daily Mail, United are ‘monitoring’ the ‘exciting’ young forward, who has scored 22 goals for Belgian side Gent this term.
The Old Trafford outfit isn’t the only side who have shown an interest in David, either, with Porto seeing their £5million bid for the talented 20-year-old rejected.
Born in Brooklyn, David has impressed during his two-year stint in Belgium, largely due to his versatility. He can play out wide, as an attacking midfielder or a centre-forward, which would certainly be an attractive proposition to Solskjaer.
The burning question is whether David’s game will translate in England. Solskjaer’s preference has been to sign younger players, so David fits the mould in that regard. He would definitely need time to adapt, though the transfer fee would mean it’d be a relatively low-level risk for the Old Trafford club to take…