Man Utd dealt transfer blow as midfielder chooses Dortmund over Reds: report

Man Utd dealt transfer blow as midfielder chooses Dortmund over Reds: report

Manchester United are set for a huge summer transfer window of spending. The Old Trafford outfit are definitely trending upwards under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, though further signings are needed to take us to that next level.

Amongst the names constantly linked with an Old Trafford switch was Birmingham City’s Jude Bellingham. The mega-talented midfielder has seen his stock rise drastically this term, with the teenager likely to leave the Midlands outfit this summer.

United have made no bones about their interest in the midfielder, actually giving him and his parents a tour of the AON Training Complex as the youngster contemplates his decision.

Well, it’s seemingly bad news. According to German media outlet Sport Bild, translated by TEAMTalk, United have been dealt a transfer blow as the young midfielder has chosen Borussia Dortmund, over the Reds, as his next club…

Look, the blueprint is there. Both United and Dortmund have an excellent track record when it comes to developing youth. However, you can’t deny Jadon Sancho made the right transfer when moving to Germany, while Erling Haaland did similar just a couple of months ago, rejecting United and heading to the Westfalonstadion.

It always hurts to miss out on a transfer target, that’s undeniable. However, the good news is that Bellingham is only 16. Make no mistake about it, if he fulfils potential, United will have another shot at landing the Englishman later down the line. He just may cost a little more…

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