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The stance of a Man Utd striker on a possible winter window exit has been revealed amid uncertainty about his role within the team.
Several exits have been speculated in the next window with a view to unleash financial power to acquire new faces.
Dean Henderson’s promotion to substitute goalkeeper has left Sergio Romero out in the cold. The Argentine, along with Marcos Rojo, supposedly approaching the end of their careers at Man Utd.
Jesse Lingard has attracted the interest of a Premier League rival, but he is not the only forward linked to the march.
Daniel James has found playing time to be difficult to come by in the current season. With the continued development of Mason Greenwood and the arrival of Edinson Cavani, only 281 minutes of action have been obtained in all competitions.
His last start was on October 24 against Chelsea. Rumors of a loan switch to Leeds have never completely disappeared after he came close to joining the Yorkshire club in 2019.
However, according to Manchester evening news, the Welsh winger is determined to fight for his place within the Man Utd team.
The outlet reports that despite a move to Everton being touted, the 23-year-old is “enjoying life” with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Also, he believes that he can force his return to the first team despite stiff competition.
One factor that could cause James to change his mind is his desire to achieve regular minutes before the Euro 2020 tournament reschedule.
The competition will take place in the summer of 2021 after the delays required by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sun enjoying the Leeds fight
Meanwhile, Solskjaer cannot wait to resume hostilities with Leeds this weekend as the old foes finally meet again in the Premier League.
Much has changed since the rivals’ last top flight match in February 2004. Only two cup matches have taken place during a period when the Yorkshire side’s troubles even saw them fall to third tier.
Solskjaer came off the bench in their last Premier League match and loved the regular matchups with Leeds, where his double in a 4-3 win for Sir Alex Ferguson’s men in 2002 was a particular highlight.
“I can’t wait,” the former Manchester United striker said ahead of Sunday’s first competitive meeting in nine years.
“It’s been too long, of course. I know how much it means to our fans, I know how much it means to our club.
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