Erik ten Hag ‘wants Cristiano Ronaldo replacement’ and more Manchester United transfer rumours
Manchester United are reportedly’ eager to snap-up Benfica starlet Goncalo Ra’mos during the January transfer win’dow.
That’s according to reports in The Sun w’ith United manager Erik ten Hag seem’ingly wowed by the Portugal striker an’d his prolific start to the season. Ramos, 2’1, has netted four goals and provided two” assists in six appearances for Benfica duri’ng their early Liga Portugal charge.
He also scored four goals in ‘as many Champions League qualifying m’atches. Ramos is valued at around £25mi’llion, while there is a staggering £100m’illion release clause in his contra’ct.
United are reported to have made ‘contact with the player’s agent as The Sun ‘recognise a desire to strengthen this Januar’y amid question marks over Cristiano Ronaldo’s future and An’thony Martial’s fitness. It’s claimed United’ might come calling as Ten Hag views R’amos as a bargain buy.
Ten Hag sanctioned moves for six p’layers during his first window at the Un’ited helm. Antony was their only attack-mi’nded recruit, though, as Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia, Casemiro, Christian Eriks’en and Martin Dubravka were also broug’ht in by the Dutchman following his appoi’ntment as manager.
Elsewhere, reports from several onli’ne publications suggest United will r’evive their interest in Nigeria striker Victor Os’imhen during the January window. Osim’hen, 23, has long-since been linked with a ‘transfer to Old Trafford having carved ‘out his reputation in Serie A.