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Aaron Wan-Bissaka linked with two Premier League clubs. Manchester United purchased the right-back for 50 million pounds in 2019


Manchester United might have some major outgoings in the January transfer window. Aaron Wan-Bissaka, the right back who entered the club under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in 2019, is being linked with a move away from the club in the upcoming window.

The Athletic has been reporting that he is in the good books of two London clubs, West Ham United and Aston Villa. His current employers, however, might not be able to get a lot of money from him as potential buyers might not be ready to provide more than 10 million pounds. United had purchased the right-back for a whopping 50 million pounds.

The English footballer has fallen out of contention since Erik Ten Hag took over and has featured only in one match. He did not make it to the travelling squad for the Europa League game against Sheriff, further strengthening the claim that he could be on the way out.

Despite getting off to a fantastic start with the club in his first season, Wan-Bissaka’s inability to contribute on the offensive front did not help him. After the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, both Ralf Rangnick and Erik Ten Had have preferred Portuguese fullback Diogo Dalot over him.

Diogo Dalot, despite having some of his own limitations, has proven to be a more energetic addition to the team. United have been linked to plenty of other right backs in recent times, including Kieran Trippier, Benjamin Pavard and a few others. However, none of those transpired and academy prospect Ethan Laird has been loaned out.

The club are set to be closing in on the signing of Santiago Arias, who is currently a free agent. Some major publications have also reported that personal terms with the player are agreed and the former Atletico Madrid footballer could join them in January.

Manchester United have spent aplenty in the market this summer with the arrival of Ten Hag. They signed Antony for 83 million pounds, Casemiro for 70 million pounds (including add-ons), Lisandro Martinez for 50 million pounds, Tyler Malacia for 18 million pounds and the likes of Christian Eriksen and Martin Dubravka for free.