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Manchester United intend to sign Calvert-Lewin

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Manchester United are reportedly eyeing a deal for Dominic Calvert-Lewin from Everton. After a successful transfer window deal comprising of Jadon Sancho, another striker is under their radar.

Calvert-Lewin has been one of the star performers for Carlo Ancelotti led Everton but now, a new boss is in the town! Former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez is the new head coach and many big clubs are in the hunt to sign him.

The 24-year-old forward has four more years left in his contract but a move to a bigger club would be one of his options.

Jadon Sancho – done ! Calvert-Lewin next for Manchester United ?

Dominic Calvert-Lewin joined the Toffees in 2016 from Sheffield United. Since then, he has made 173 appearances and scored 53 goals. He has even had a bright start for England earning 10 call-ups and scoring four goals so far.

He was in the England U-20 squad alongside Sancho that won the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. But his breakthrough came in the recent 2020-21 season under Ancelotti. He scored 21 goals and four assists in 39 matches for the Merseyside club.

Calvert-Lewin might bring in more competition for El Matador, Edinson Cavani. The veteran, however, had a brilliant season at the Premier League club. Even club legend Rio Ferdinand feels that the Red Devils should definitely go for him! He says,

“Weā€™ve seen the rewards heā€™s had, heā€™s got into the England squad by scoring loads of goals in and around the six-yard box, scoring those ugly goals. I think heā€™d be a fantastic signing for Manchester United.”

Now, he has also attracted big clubs such as Real Madrid and rivals Arsenal too. A reunion with Carlo Ancelotti at Los Blancos could be still possible but now, his eyes would be certainly set on winning a trophy – the Euros 2020!

England face Ukraine in the quarterfinals and would be certainly looking to bring the trophy back home!

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