Club Prepared To Sell One Of World’s Best Young Talents For £50m

Fulham's Ryan Sessegnon celebrates scoring their third goal.

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Man Utd are reportedly closing in on signing Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon in the upcoming winter window.

The 17-year-old has enjoyed a meteoric rise in his football career since he marked his name in the Fulham first-team last season. He is widely considered as one of the best youngsters in English football.

The starlet, despite his wing-back position, has netted 11 goals in his 53 appearances for his side.

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Furthermore, he became the youngest player ever to score in a Championship match last year, and is the first 17-year-old to score a hat-trick in league football since Dele Alli.

Accordingly, in view of the talent he possesses, numerous Premier League clubs are monitoring his situation.


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Nevertheless, the Red Devils and Tottenham are keen on securing his services, with the Old Trafford outfit having a bit of an edge over the London club.

The Sun reports that the Cottagers have given the green signal to the England under-19 starlet to leave Craven Cottage in January, as they are looking for a replacement for the remaining part of this year’s campaign.

Jose Mourinho is desperately craving for a left-back, and had registered his interest in Danny Rose recently.

However, the availability of Sessegnon supposedly tempts the gaffer more than the £50m-rated Spurs defender.

Regardless, the Fulham full-back’s current contract, which he agreed in June, holds no buyout clause, and expires in the summer of 2020.

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Written by Hritwik NE 

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