Erik ten Hag and his assistant Mitchel van der Gaag have arrived in London, as they plan to attend multiple meetings in the coming days to shape Manchester United’s summer transfer strategy.
The duo also met with United’s football director John Murtough and Steve McClaren in Amsterdam following Ajax’s title confirmation last week. Now, reports suggest Ten Hag has already made some decisions regarding players he isn’t counting on next season.
As per Sky Sports, Aaron Wan-Bissaka doesn’t feature in the incoming manager’s plans.
The Red Devils, who acquired the right-back from Crystal Palace under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will allow their £50m signing to depart this summer. United would prefer a permanent deal, but won’t rule out a loan – provided it comes with an obligation to buy.
A regular feature during Solskjaer’s time at Old Trafford, Wan-Bissaka has fell down the pecking order under interim boss Ralf Rangnick, having made only six Premier League appearances in 2022.
His lack of quality in possession and contribution going forward makes the Englishman unfit for Ten Hag’s set-up as well.
If United do manage to offload the 24-year-old this summer, the Dutch tactician will be forced to look for a new right-back, as Diogo Dalot hasn’t convinced many with his output either.