Man Utd transfer news: Manchester United eyeing Dutch forward from Borussia Dortmund

In today's Man Utd transfer news - Manchester United are looking to sign Dutch forward Donyell Malen from Borussia Dortmund in the January transfer window.

FC Augsburg v Borussia Dortmund - Bundesliga
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As the departure of Jadon Sancho from Manchester United seems inevitable, the Red Devils are looking for a forward to replace him. Sancho is now looking increasingly likely to go to Borussia Dortmund. And, Erik ten Hag has identified a forward who could replace Sancho from Dortmund itself. Manchester United is now very likely to go for Donyell Malen in the January window with a loan-to-buy option. There is no doubt that Erik ten Hag likes to have Dutch players in the squad. Once he joined the English club, Man Utd transfer news on various Dutch footballers started floating in. Now, when he is looking for a player to replace Jadon Sancho, it is no-brainer that he would look at his compatriot playing in the same team that wants to buy Sancho as a possible option. Thus, Donyell Malen to Manchester United could be happening in January.

Man Utd transfer news: Donyell Malen to Manchester United

According to Football Transfers, Manchester United will now look to find a solution for the Jadon Sancho saga by offloading him to Germany as Borussia Dortmund is more than happy to welcome the English winger back. Sancho was sensational during his time in Germany and he would be looking to find his form back when he leaves for Germany. The deal is yet to be done. So, he will leave space that a new signing can fulfill and this is where United could go for Donyell Malen. The Dutch forward has impressed many clubs across Europe and Erik ten Hag admires the player. So, one cannot ignore the possibility of a swap deal with Sancho moving to Germany and Malen coming to England. This will be one Man Utd transfer news that fans will follow closely.

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