Manchester United believe Barcelona flop Ousmane Dembele could be a cheaper alternative to Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho.
Sancho is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s top target in the summer, as he is Borussia Dortmund’s top scorer this season.
However, the Red Devils are ready to look at other options if a move doesn’t come to fruition, and Dembele is viewed as a less expensive alternative.
The future looked bright for the Barca winger but the £135m signing has been on a downhill spiral this season. He has only played nine games in all competitions so far, as he has struggled with persistent injury.
Barca are dealing with their own financial problems and Dembele could be considered surplus to requirements.
Unsurprisingly, many United fans slammed the latest transfer link, with a supporter branding him as “deadwood,” while another added the news “must be a joke.” One fan even labelled the update as “nonsense” in light of his injury history.
Scroll through some of the scathing reactions so far…
5 year contract spending 4.5 years in the treatment table.
No thank you.
— WHF!🇾🇪 (@mufcwesleyy) July 9, 2020
— scaramouche. (@yth_prayoga) July 9, 2020
Must be a joke man united not a hospital
— michael noel (@michaelLILM) July 9, 2020
— joan (@manchesterander) July 9, 2020
— Olayinka (@Jegrayy) July 9, 2020
Backup yeah. Alternative NO, brilliant player but injury prone
— Kazh (@UtdKazh) July 9, 2020
Made out of glass but wouldn’t mind him
— Steven (@UtdSteven) July 9, 2020
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