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Manchester United Consider McTominay Sale

The football landscape, especially the heartbeat of the team – the midfield, can be quite unpredictable at Manchester United. Scott McTominay, one of the club’s stars, could potentially find a new football home come the end of the season, all depending on the worth of the offer tabled. The 26-year-old Scotsman’s fate now lies in the transfer market’s ebb and flow, as reported by Manchester Evening News.

The Young Blood of Man Utd’s Midfield

As one of the younger faces in the established Man Utd midfield, McTominay held a certain allure for the team’s management, Erik ten Hag in particular. His perceived value gave him an edge over other players such as Donny van de Beek and Fred, especially with the recent addition of Mason Mount to the squad.

Nevertheless, with van de Beek and Fred seeming less attractive to potential buyers and Fred’s contract drawing to its close, McTominay could represent a more lucrative deal for Man Utd.

Sparking Interest

McTominay, a product of the famed United academy, has not gone unnoticed in the world of football. West Ham United have shown interest in him, following their decision to let Declan Rice switch over to Arsenal.

While the player is priced approximately at £40m, the question is – will United’s love for McTominay outweigh the call of the transfer market?

The Reinvention of Man Utd’s Midfield

Although Ten Hag is admittedly fond of McTominay, sources suggest he wouldn’t mind parting ways with the midfielder for the right price. A potential sale could fast-track his mission to redesign United’s midfield completely.

With Mason Mount already donning United colours after a £55m deal, there’s a potential vacancy for a defensive-minded midfielder. Casemiro is set to turn 32 next February, and it appears Ten Hag wants to usher in youthfulness in his midfield troops.

Mount’s induction certainly plays a part in reducing the team’s average age. However, bringing in a young player like Romeo Lavia could be the ideal long-term replacement strategy, fortifying Man Utd’s midfield for seasons to come.

As fans, we’ll just have to wait and watch how the transfer market winds blow and what changes they bring to Old Trafford. Will McTominay remain a Red Devil, or will he find a new pitch to call home? The summer transfer window might just hold the answer.

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