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At a time when money is tight it is understandable that clubs show interest in players who will not require a transfer fee, but it makes no sense to rack up players who are never going to play.
Hakan Calhanoglu has been a standout for AC Milan in recent years and his contract expires in the summer, leading to a report from Christian Falk stating that he had a 90% chance of signing for Man United this summer. .
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– Christian Falk (@cfbayern) November 27, 2020
The problem is, it was impossible to see where he would really fit in on the Man United team right now.
He is a creative midfielder who likes to drift and create space instead of beating players with pace, but he simply complements the two strongest areas of the United team.
He’s never going to start in the middle ahead of Bruno Fernandes, while Pogba and van de Beek seem like better options, and Solskjaer has Rashford and Martial to use on the left flank if he wants a right-foot player to cut inside.
Our colleagues from Stretty News They have contacted a source close to the situation and have confirmed that there is no interest on the part of United in this transfer.
It makes perfect sense because there are other areas of the team that need to be improved, while also suggesting that this was purely an agent’s conversation to force a few extra pennies on AC Milan when it comes to contract negotiations.