Mason Greenwood is set to join Arsenal, Manchester United’s arch-rivals. Greenwood, “disappointed” with his lack of playing time under interim Man United manager Ralf Rangnick after being a regular under former manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Greenwood is frustrated because Cristiano Ronaldo’s name is constantly first on the squad sheet, and his influence in the dressing room is growing.
According to the article, the England international is considering quitting Man United as a result, with Arsenal, Barcelona, and Juventus all interested in signing him.
Arsenal is the favourite to recruit the 20-year-old next year, with Gunners manager Mikel Arteta keen to add to his squad in the second half of the current season.
When questioned about Arsenal’s ambitions for the January transfer window, Arteta recently refused to name particular people.
● Arsenal – A Good Option For Greenwood
The future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is currently being questioned at Emirates Stadium. After a disciplinary transgression, the club has stripped him of his captaincy.
With Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah’s contracts expiring at the end of the season, Arsenal has already begun to hunt for forwards.
Greenwood isn’t cheap, and his deal expires in 2025. With the amount of money Arsenal is rumoured to be willing to spend on Vlahovic or Calvert-Lewin, it wouldn’t be unexpected if the Premier League club went out and spent more on a younger player with a lot of potential.
Round holes and round pegs will be used instead of square holes and square pegs. Arsenal and Greenwood may be a great match.
As a quartet, Greenwood, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli, and Emile Smith Rowe may have a long-term impact on the pitch.
United supporters, understandably, do not want their gifted youngster to join their rivals. On the other hand, Arsenal supporters are hoping for a “Robin Van Persie” moment against their opponents.
OVERALL CAREER STATS
● Apps (Subs): 126 (49)
● Goals (P): 40 (1)
● Assists: 6
● Yellows: 4 (0)
● Reds: 0
● Min Played: 7161
Juventus is another club attempting to break the link too soon. The Serie A club lost Ronaldo over the summer and is still looking for a replacement.
Moise Kean returned from Everton in the summer, but they expected to bring in another striker before Ronaldo’s departure. As a result, following a disappointing start to the season, they could set their sights on another.
Greenwood’s versatility makes him a desirable prospect for a variety of teams. It remains to be seen whether he would genuinely quit United so soon after Ronaldo’s comeback.
Despite his poor form, Mason Greenwood and Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford are regarded by Manchester United executives as the club’s future. As a result, the Red Devils are unlikely to consider selling or loaning out the youthful forward.
Instead, Manchester United may offer Juventus and Arsenal the chance to sign Anthony Martial, a French attacker. Phillipe Lamboley, the 26-year-agent, recently told that his client wants to leave Old Trafford in January due to a lack of playing time at the club.