Man Utd join Newcastle, Arsenal interest for Ekitike on Ten Hag recommendation

Manchester United are keeping close tabs on Reims striker Hugo Ekitike – a favourite of Erik ten Hag.

ESPN says Ten Hag will have the final say on the targets the club eventually pursue, and Ekitike is thought to be one of the ones he’s most interested in.

Article Continues After Advertisement

The Reds will be in the market for at least one new striker, and Ekitike’s potential plus his rumoured transfer value, thought to be as low as £13million, does make him a very appealing prospect from a United perspective.

Article Continues After Advertisement

They could face stiff competition for his signature, though, with a number of Premier League sides such as Arsenal and Newcastle also thought to be scouting the teenager.

Article Continues After Advertisement

It’s easy to see why he’s attracting such attention after enjoying what’s been a breakout campaign for Ligue 1 side Reims, netting nine league goals in just 21 appearances.

In terms of a profile, Ekitike’s is very unique. He stands at 6ft2in, making him an obvious threat in the air and a good target man.

Article Continues After Advertisement

Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Author: Agyei

A hardcore football fan, who thinks Marcelo Bielsa needs his own brand of water cooler.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.