The Erling Haaland pact with Manchester United could hinder Glazers from fulfilling Cristiano Ronaldo’s demand.
Manchester United may be able to sign Erling Haaland in 2022, but this would obstruct Cristiano Ronaldo’s transfer request.
Manchester United know who they want as their long-term No 9 – and if their plans come to reality, they might put an end to Cristiano Ronaldo’s rumoured transfer ambition.
The Red Devils have made substantial improvements to their team in recent months, but they are looking to the future with their two most-used strikers both in their mid-to-late 30s.
After his current deal expires next summer, Edinson Cavani is anticipated to go, while Cristiano Ronaldo will turn 37 in February and will no longer be a viable option.
Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund is one player that the club’s hierarchy agrees should be their primary target in the position.
The Norwegian is expected to join the club next summer, when he will be available for about £64 million due to a contract release clause.
The Manchester Evening News reported in August that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and football director John Murtough had reached an agreement about the 21-year-old at Old Trafford.
Both are understood to believe that Leeds-born Haaland, who previously worked under Solskjaer at Molde, is the best option for strengthening United’s centre-forward ranks in the near future.
However, if United were to beat Manchester City and Real Madrid to the acquisition of Haaland, Ronaldo’s apparent chances of a new agreement would be dashed.
Calciomercato claims that the Portuguese wants United to sign Federico Chiesa, a former Juventus teammate who has developed into a key player for the Turin giants.
Chiesa, who is still only 23, scored 15 goals and added 11 assists in 46 appearances last season and has two goals this season, including the game-winning goal in Juve’s Champions League victory over Chelsea.
The Chelsea and Liverpool-linked Italy international, a Euro 2020 winner against England, is considered untouchable by the Italian heavyweights, making any trade incredibly tough and costly.
Even if a deal were simpler, Chiesa is essentially a wide forward, and United currently has a surplus of players in that position.
Even if Cavani, Jesse Lingard, and Juan Mata are all out of contract. “Brinkwire News Summary.”