Manchester United made a proposal of round 9 million euros (7.6 million kilos) for Marko Arnautovic rejected by Bologna, based on Heaven Italy.
United wish to deliver former West Ham and Stoke, who’ve scored 43 Premier League objectives, again to England.
Lisandro Martinez and Tyrell Malacia have been engaged in protection alongside midfielder Christian Eriksen already this summer season, however Erik ten Hag has not but been in a position to strengthen his entrance line.
With Anthony Martial at the moment injured and issues about Cristiano Ronaldo’s future, United are on the lookout for extra choices in assault. They continue to be excited about RB Salzburg striker Benjamin Sesko, however there’s a feeling that it’s a tough enterprise to do.
Ten Hag is due to this fact smitten by Arnautovic, who can play exterior or via the middle.
The Dutchman was requested in regards to the 33-year-old after Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Brighton at Previous Trafford in what was the United supervisor’s first aggressive match.
“I am not going into the names as a result of I believe 250 gamers are concerned or related to Manchester United this preseason, in order that’s it,” he stated. Now we have two forwards, perhaps a 3rd, additionally with Marcus Rashford.
We thought-about him a striker however he did an important pre-season on the left and at the moment he had two good probabilities from the left.
“So I believe it was the precise choice to do it this fashion. However the typical quantity 9 wasn’t obtainable at the moment.”
After spending two years in China with Shanghai Port, Arnautovic returned to Europe final 12 months and scored 15 objectives in 34 video games for Bologna.
United’s curiosity within the Austrian may very well be defined by his earlier reference to Steve McClaren, who’s one in all Ten Hag’s assistants at Previous Trafford.
Arnautovic was taking part in for FC Twente when McClaren took over the management of the Eredivisie membership in the summertime of 2008 and have become a daily on the workforce. Ten Hag additionally frolicked as McClaren’s No.2 within the Netherlands.
Classes for Ten Hag after the Brighton defeat
Adam Bate of Sky Sports activities at Previous Trafford:
Erik ten Hag’s first Premier League match on the helm of Manchester United resulted in a 2-1 defeat to Brighton at Previous Trafford.
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