Manchester United have been in the news a lot lately, with a potential takeover, contract talks with Diogo Dalot, and Paul Merson’s criticism of Ajax manager Erik ten Hag. Here’s the latest on all three stories.
Takeover Latest Update
Manchester United have been the subject of a potential takeover bid from Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The bid is reportedly worth £3.8 billion and would see the Saudi royal family take control of the club. However, the bid has been met with criticism from human rights groups, who have raised concerns about the country’s record on human rights. The bid is still being discussed, and it remains to be seen if it will be successful.
Diogo Dalot Contract Talks
Manchester United are in talks with Diogo Dalot over a new contract. The Portuguese defender has been at the club since 2018 and has become an important part of the team. He has been linked with a move away from the club, but it appears that the club are keen to keep him. Talks are ongoing, and it is expected that a new deal will be agreed soon.
Manchester United have been linked with a move for Ajax defender Timber. The Dutch defender has been in impressive form this season and has been linked with a move to Old Trafford. However, it appears that the club are not willing to meet Ajax’s asking price for the player. It remains to be seen if a deal can be agreed, but it appears that the club are not willing to pay the asking price.
Paul Merson Slams Erik ten Hag
Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson has slammed Ajax manager Erik ten Hag for his tactics in the Champions League. Merson was critical of ten Hag’s decision to play a defensive style of football in the semi-final against Tottenham Hotspur. He believes that the Dutchman should have been more attacking and that his tactics cost Ajax the game. It remains to be seen if ten Hag will respond to Merson’s criticism.
Overall, there is a lot of news surrounding Manchester United at the moment. The potential takeover bid is still being discussed, while the club are in talks with Diogo Dalot over a new contract. They have also been linked with a move for Ajax defender Timber, but it appears that the club are not willing to meet the asking price. Finally, Paul Merson has slammed Erik ten Hag for his tactics in the Champions League. It remains to be seen how the stories will develop in the coming weeks.