Manchester United star Hannibal Mejbri has signed a new “long-term” deal at Old Trafford after waking up at under-23 level.
The striker, signed from Monaco in 2019 for a reported payment of £ 9.3m, has been impressing Neil Wooden’s side in Premier League 2 this season.
Mejbri’s new contract has seen him commit his future to the membership, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer already earmarking the player for first team responsibility.
Earlier than his injury Mejbri had scored 4 goals and launched seven assists in 18 league appearances.
In that kind he and Shola Shoretire had been chosen by Solskjaer to be promoted to United’s first team bubble. The duo ended up coaching with the squad at the start of the year.
Talking to MUTV about Mejbri last month, Solskjaer said: “Sadly, Hannibal injured his shoulder within the reserves so he will likely be out for a number of weeks. He was on his method into the squad and coaching with us however that is football.
“I’ll come back stronger, I am certain, and he is aware of he isn’t far away.”
When Mejbri is back in motion he’ll construct his fitness with the Under-23 team once more and within the FA Youth Cup.
The proficient forward is presently in gentle coaching and is predicted to be back in competition over the subsequent month.
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United lead Liverpool in chasing the defenders
Manchester United have a ‘clear benefit’ over Liverpool within the race to sign Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic, a report claims.
Milenkovic has emerged as considered one of Europe’s hottest midfielders along with his exhibitions this season.
The 23-year-old has missed just 198 minutes of Serie A motion after 27 video games, sitting out just two video games.
He has turn into a key star for the Italian membership. As such, his exhibitions have caught the attention of golf equipment all through Europe.
United, Liverpool and Tottenham have all entertained hyperlinks, however the former two are said to carry the strongest hyperlinks with the player.
In keeping with Gazzetta dello Sport (by way of Sport Witness) nonetheless, the Red Devils have a powerful benefit over their northwest rivals.
The Old Trafford membership began talks with Milenkovic representatives last summer season and have subsequently constructed sturdy relationships. What’s extra, they hope that such relationships can serve as a platform for a summer season deal.
Milenkovic deal runs out
Milenkovic’s contract expires subsequent summer season, however the Serbian is said to have made it clear he desires to exchange for his latest rise with a move throughout Europe on the end of the season.
Such a stance may also profit Fiorentina, which has made preparations for a stable value for its star player.
Gazzetta dello Sport provides that the Serie A membership is seeking to earn round € 35 million (£ 30million) from its gross sales.
United have earmarked a new center-back as a top precedence on this summer season’s switch window. Nevertheless, the Manchester Night News reported on Monday that Erling Haaland was additionally a key target.
As such, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will solely be capable of spend ‘a big amount’ on one a part of their squad.
In the meantime, Liverpool have been devastated by back-to-back accidents this season and the start of the season with just three choices following Dejan Lovren’s sale to Zenit St Petersburg.