Manchester United could be set to lose out in the transfer market due to Kylian Mbappe’s potential decision to extend his stay at PSG. The Red Devils’ loss would not be on the Frenchman himself, however, but a devastating domino effect which could change the path for one of Europe’s other top youngsters.
United are sure to hunt a marquee striker over the next 12 months, with Cristiano Ronaldo days away from his 37th birthday and Edinson Cavani not far behind.
Elsewhere in their ranks, the likes of Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood have got plenty to prove before they are likely to be trusted to lead the line.
A club of United’s stature and riches are sure to throw their hat into the ring when it comes to the top names on the continent.
Mbappe certainly falls into that category as a name towards the very top of that list, but United may be more concerned with another – Erling Haaland.
Given the pulling power at the Bernabeu, a swoop for Haaland could effectively take him off the market for all…