Manchester United coach Erik ten Hag considering a shock transfer move for Victor Osimhen’s Napoli team-mate Hirving Lozano.

The 27-year-old Mexico international featured 37 times and scored six goals in all competitions for the Serie A giant.

Manchester United have been linked with several players of Ajax’s Antony, PSV winger Cody Gakpo and Chelsea number 10 Christian Pulisic after the disastrous start of the 2022-23 Premier League season.

Erik ten Hag’s primary target, Antony, may be beyond Manchester United in this window after Ajax rejected an €80 million bid from the Red Devils but Cody Gakpo is an alternative however, there is competition from other teams for the Dutch international.

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According to The Sun, report that Manchester United have now shifted its attention to Osimhen’s Napoli teammate Lozano after already making contact with the Serie A club to discuss a potential transfer.

The pacy right-footed winger had a difficult start in Naples under Gennaro Gattuso before he ended up establishing himself at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

Erik ten Hag is keen to sign a winger before the transfer window closes, and Lozano could fit the bill with Napoli asking for a fee in the region of £25m.

The Mexican has two years left on his current contract at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium played 115 times for Napol and banged 26 goals and provide 14 assists.

Lazano has also attracted the attention of Premier League rivals Everton, West Ham and Crystal Palace recorded an assist in Napoli’s 5-2 victory over Hellas Verona on the opening weekend of the Serie A season.

Lozano popularly known by his nickname Chucky started his career with his town club Pachuca before his sojourn to Europe began with PSV where he spent three seasons and he later joined Napoli on 23 August 2019.

Manchester United will welcome old rival Liverpool in the Premier League encounter on Monday night as Erik Ten Hag is aiming to get his first win as Red Devil manager.

 

 

 

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