Man Utd placed on alert as 26yo striker may leave current club this summer, £45m price-tag: report

Man Utd placed on alert as 26yo striker may leave current club this summer, £45m price-tag: report
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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer played an absolute blinder when he sanctioned a loan move for Odion Ighalo back in January.

However, doubts remain about whether he’s the long-term solution for the Red Devils.

Yes, you have to be supremely impressed with Ighalo’s production but he’s 30 now and we’re not really sure how long these high levels will keep up. That said, United still need another striker.

Enter, Arkadiusz Milik. According to a report from Calciomercato, cited by TEAMTalk, it is being claimed that United have been ‘placed on alert’ with the news that the Pole may leave current club Napoli this summer.

TEAMTalk state that Milik had been in talks over a new deal in Naples, though the Serie A outfit aren’t keen on paying his £3.6m-per-year wage demands.

As you’d imagine, the Reds aren’t the only interested party, with Spurs and Arsenal amongst those interested.

In terms of a price-tag, Napoli are looking for €50m (£45m) for their star striker who has scored twelve goals this season.

Again, Milik would offer United a different option to the likes of Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial. He can hold up play, score those scrappy goals and lead the line brilliantly.

At this stage, the price is probably the only stumbling block. It all comes down to whether United want to pay so much for a player who is likely going to be a rotational option…

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