Report: Manchester United end pursuit for Atletico Madrid striker

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Manchester United were on the lookout for a forward and identified Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata as a possible option in the window.

The Red Devils have now cooled their interest in the pursuit of the striker as they are considering other options. The former Chelsea striker was heavily linked with a move to the Theatre of Dreams in this transfer window.

Whereas, Cristiano Ronaldo’s future is still up in the air and is linked with a move away from the club.

Manchester United to look for new options

Manchester United understand that the future of Ronaldo with the club could reach concrete developments in the coming weeks. Moreover, the club has already begun looking out for a player who can suit the United gameplay in the squad.

Erik ten Hag has identified Ajax’s Antony and PSV Eindhoven’s Cody Gakpo as possible options this summer in the window. Meanwhile, PSV manager van Nistelrooy spoke on the player’s potential move to the Theatre of Dreams.

He said-

“There are lot of rumours since long time, it’s clear we’d love to keep Gakpo here at PSV”.

“He never changed his attitude in training after the rumours, that’s so good for a young player”,

Moreover, according to transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, United will place a new bid for Antony in the coming days. He said-

Man Utd will do their best to sign Antony, total priority.

Five-year deal was agreed almost 10 days ago. Up to the clubs.

Undoubtedly, this news will boost the morale of the club and will look to keep their momentum on the pitch. Moreover, it will be interesting to see Antony at United if the transfer goes through.

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