Man Utd join race to sign 24yo speedster, club expecting offers, heavy competition: report

Man Utd join race to sign 24yo speedster, club expecting offers, heavy competition: report

Manchester United’s mantra under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is clear – turn this squad into a young, competitive force which will be fighting for major trophies over multiple years.

The Red Devils are still a few players away, though, with United being linked with practically every name under the sun given transfer rumours is all we can talk about right now.

Well a new name has been thrown into the mix; Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Adama Traore.

The story comes from Le10Sport, translated via the Birmingham Mail. Apparently, United have joined the race to sign the 24-year-old speedster, having ‘shown an interest’ in Traore.

Wolves are expecting to receive offers for their versatile Spaniard, with heavy competition in his signature. The article links United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid to Traore.

A year or so ago, he looked like a pure speed demon to me, sort of like Daniel James who is a little rough around the edges. However, six goals and twelve assists isn’t a bad return for Traore, who is only going to get better if he makes a move to a European giant.

I worry that the fee would get a little ridiculous due to the mass interest in the winger and I do feel like there are better options out there. We should keep the faith in James and look at signing a real right-wing difference-maker. Jadon Sancho, anyone…?

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