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United keen to sign players at the right price, says Erik ten Hag

Manchester United will step into the transfer market is the right player comes along at the right price, according to manager Erik ten Hag. The Dutchman has admitted that United need strengthening in some areas of the pitch despite having gone through a spectacular run of form over the first half of 2022. After starting in difficult fashion under the former Ajax boss, United have been flying high once the controversy surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo settled down. Now, United are in a very good position to seal a top four position for next season.

Despite the current run of form, Erik ten Hag has admitted that United need strengthening in some key areas including the forward line up. However, the Red Devils will not be splashing the cash just for the sake of it, according to the boss. Atletico Madrid striker Felix is reportedly one of the players linked with a move to Old Trafford. In the summer, United were quite prudent in terms of bringing in players and they were able to sign names like Lisandro Martinez, Christian Eriksen, Casemiro, and Antony. Many of the signings have done quite well in the first half of the campaign and United are up to 4th in the standings following the recent win over Bournemouth.

BRIGHTON LOSE UNBEATEN PREMIER LEAGUE START

Brighton and Hove Albion have lost their unbeaten start in the Premier League this season after they were beaten 2-1 at the home of newly promoted team Fulham. London team Fulham are one of the three newly promoted teams in the Premier League this season alongside Nottingham Forest and Bournemouth after they won the English Championship last season.

Manager Graham Potter and his Brighton players came into the Fulham game with the record of no defeat in their first four games in the Premier League this season. They had three wins and a draw from those four league games. In the end, the run came to an and courtesy the 2-1 defeat at the hands of Fulham.

CHELSEA SUBMIT FINAL OFFER TO SIGN PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG FROM BARCA

According to a report by Spanish publication SPORT, as relayed by Sport Witness, the transfer saga involving Barcelona, Chelsea, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang might be in the endgame. The Blues have lodged their final offer, worth €20 million, to prise the Catalan club’s star striker. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s career has been on a rollercoaster ride in the last twelve months. The 33-year-old’s form faltered in the first half of the 2021/22 season before Mikel Arteta banished him from the Arsenal squad. He subsequently left Arsenal as a free agent in January before joining Barcelona.

Aubameyang was on a tear in the second half of the 2021/22 season, finishing the campaign as Barcelona’s joint top scorer, despite playing only 23 games. But the Gabonese striker has fallen down the pecking order following Robert Lewandowski’s arrival this summer. And his situation at FC Barcelona has captured the attention of Chelsea.

CHELSEA SUBMIT FINAL OFFER TO SIGN PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG FROM BARCA

According to a report by Spanish publication SPORT, as relayed by Sport Witness, the transfer saga involving Barcelona, Chelsea, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang might be in the endgame.

The Blues have lodged their final offer, worth €20 million, to prise the Catalan club’s star striker. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s career has been on a rollercoaster ride in the last twelve months. The 33-year-old’s form faltered in the first half of the 2021/22 season before Mikel Arteta banished him from the Arsenal squad. He subsequently left Arsenal as a free agent in January before joining Barcelona.

CRYSTAL PALACE REPORTEDLY INTERESTED IN SIGNING HOUSSEM AOUAR THIS SUMMER

According to L’Equipe, Premier League club Crystal Palace are interested in making a move for 24-year-old Olympique Lyonnais star Houssem Aouar this summer. The French international has just under a year to go on his contract, and the Ligue 1 outfit risk losing him as a free agent next summer. Aouar is keen to move to the Premier League and could be about to achieve the dream, possibly by joining Crystal Palace. A move to England will give him a larger platform to demonstrate his talents.

Nottingham Forest are keen to sign the player and appear to be in the driving seat to see the deal through. The French international is ready to join the Tricky Trees, but the English club are yet to meet Lyon’s €15 million asking price. This gives other teams, including Crystal Palace, the opportunity to steal a march for the player.

LIVERPOOL PRE-SEASON WOES CONTINUE AGAINST SALZBURG

Liverpool have been very poor in pre-season football this summer going by their high standards. The reigning Champions League finalists have already lost one game in pre-season and they were beaten again to make it two pre-season defeats following the 1-0 loss to hosts Red Bulls Salzburg of Austria.

In pre-season football this summer, Liverpool have now won two and lost two from four games after the narrow defeat at the hands of the Austrian champions. Young Slovenian forward Benjamin Sesko proved to be the recipient of the winning goal just after the half-hour mark. He had missed a decent opportunity to give his team the lead before he made amends some minutes later with his goal comingone minute on the side of the half-hour mark.

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