Former Manchester United gamers Darren Fletcher and Andy Cole are each in favour of Ousmane Dembele probably transferring to Previous Trafford.
MEN Sport understands that United are usually not out there to purchase the ahead from Barcelona and solely view him as a possible emergency mortgage possibility ought to a deal for Jadon Sancho fail to materialise within the coming days.
This hasn’t stopped the 23-year-old turning into a giant speaking level amongst followers and former gamers, with Fletcher and Cole discussing a doable transfer to United for the Frenchman previous to the Reds’ Carabao Cup sport at Brighton on Wednesday.
“It has [surprised me],” Cole instructed Sky Sports activities. “Should you communicate to Fletch, he’ll say the identical factor. I feel Manchester United want to add gamers which are going to make the workforce so much stronger, in addition to the squad.
“Hopefully, by the top of the window, they’ll add a couple of extra gamers. Dembele, if he comes, might be an excellent signing, I feel everyone knows how good of a participant he’s. He’s nonetheless very younger, however very, very proficient, so fingers crossed that Man United will convey a couple of extra and make the workforce so much stronger.”
Fletcher stated: “It means that they’re transferring on from Jadon Sancho. I feel Ousmane Dembele’s a proper winger, a place they’re lastly figuring out. It comes with its dangers – his damage file will not be nice over the previous few seasons – I feel he solely made 5 league appearances final season, however he’s a proficient participant.
“Barcelona bought him for £100m or one thing like that. I feel a mortgage deal would swimsuit United, and doubtless each events, I feel he wants a recent problem, coming to an enormous membership like Manchester United.
“It’s an opportunity to showcase himself, get alternatives, get match and probably search for a switch down the road, however I wouldn’t say they’ve obtained to signal him due to his damage file, and he has tendencies to be late a number of the time judging by stories. United ought to give him the chance to showcase himself and be the participant everybody thought he was gonna turn out to be.”