Man Utd target Tariq Lamptey and Kieran Trippier for ‘looking for a new challenge’


Ralf Rangnick, Manchester United’s new boss, has many key decisions in the transfer market.

They were widely expected to make a move for Kieran Trippier, a former Tottenham Hotspur fullback. However, they never did.

The club’s defensive midfield position remains a major problem. To strengthen the spine of the team, reinforcements will need to be made in January.

United could be able to get the deal done quickly, as one of their targets is said to be “looking for a new challenge”. His contract expires next summer.

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Kieran Trippier could be on his way to Manchester United
Kieran Trippier may be heading to Manchester United (Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images).

Rangnick faces a tough decision

Manchester United are still interested in Kieran Trippier. However, Ralf Rangnick, the new manager, must decide if he wants him.

Spanish newspaper ASSources at Old Trafford report that Trippier has been reported to be alive ‘still on the agenda’They are still with the club ‘eyeing him up’After their unsuccessful attempts to bring him to Manchester last year.

United may need to make a quick move, but Newcastle United is interested in the player’s return to England in January.

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Lamptey’s eyed

United could opt to move for Trippier instead. They could also turn to Brighton’s Tariq lamptey to compete for Aaron Wan Bissaka’s right-back position.

According to Fichajes [via Burnley Express ]United entered the race for Rangnick’s 21-year-old signing, with reports suggesting that he might be well-suited to Rangnick’s high-pressing style.

Lamptey’s performance on the south-coast was impressive and he was linked with Arsenal last summer.

Target “Looking for new challenges”

Borussia Mönchengladbach defensive midfielder Denis Zakaria is said to be ‘looking for a new challenge’ ahead of his contract expiring next summer.

The midfielder, who has also been linked with Jose Mourinho’s Roma, could even be available for as little as £8.5m in January, according to German newspaper Bild.

The report states that Gladbach has ‘excluded’ a contract extension. Zakaria’s club might be open to discussing a deal, rather than losing the player for nothing at season’s end.

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