Man United boss makes decision on Sabitzer future

Man United boss makes decision on Sabitzer future

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 05:54 - 07.04.2023

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has made a decision on the future of January loan signing, Marcel Sabitzer.

Erik ten Hag has reportedly asked the decision makers at Manchester United to make Marcel Sabitzer's move from Bayern Munich permanent in the summer.

Ten Hag keen on longer stay for Sabitzer

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Sabitzer moved to Old Trafford on loan from the Bundesliga champions on deadline day in the winter window. 

He arrived at a time when United needed midfield reinforcements after the injury suffered by Christian Eriksen. Sabitzer has proven his worth in his short spell at the club by making 11 appearances in all competitions. 

The Austria international was also crucial in setting up assisted Marcus Rashford's winner in the 1-0 victory over Brentford on Wednesday night.

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag and loan signing Marcel Sabitzer

According to 90min, the Red Devils boss is targeting a midfield upgrade in the summer and Sabitzer has shown qualities that raise United's technical ceiling immensely.  

The Austrian is surplus to requirements at Bayern, who have recently hired former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel and could be available for a bargain fee of around €16m.

United aiming to raise money through sales

The report further states that United are aiming to raise funds through the sale of fringe players and players who are not permanent fixtures in Ten Hag's plans for next season. 

With the uncertainty surrounding the sale of the club, any financial commitments must be made with caution as the club look to maneuver in the transfer market.

Players like Victor Lindelof and Scott McTominay could leave in the summer, with the latter attracting interest from a number of Premier League sides, including Newcastle.

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