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Manchester United fail with Karim Adeyemi bid despite £150,000-a-week offer


Karim Adeyemi has rejected the prospect to join Manchester United in favour of Dortmund, regardless of the Red Devils’ bettering the Germans’ wage offer with wages of around £150,000-a-week.

United plan on signing at least one striker this summer season, with Edinson Cavani set to depart the club at the end of his contract.

Anthony Martial could also depart following his loan spell at Sevilla because the Frenchman doesn’t seem a suitable fit for how Erik ten Hag desires to play at Old Trafford.

Adeyemi has sparkled for RB Salzburg this time period, scoring 21 times in 41 matches.


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Ralf Rangnick is properly aware of the 20-year-old’s potential given his information and contacts of the Red Bull franchise and it’s claimed he has really useful the striker to United.

Nevertheless, German reporter Patrick Berger says United have been too late to a deal for Adeyemi and the striker will join Dortmund in a five-year deal as an alternative.

That’s despite United bettering Dortmund’s wage offer, with Adeyemi rejecting wages of £150,000-a-week on the Theatre of Dreams so as to move to Germany.

Adeyemi’s transfer to Dortmund is about to be accomplished in the coming weeks and Salzburg value the forward at around £32m. He’s anticipated to exchange Erling Haaland, who’s closing in on an settlement with Manchester City.

Rangnick admitted last week that United want forwards this summer season.

The German says the club must be concentrating on at least two ‘modern’ strikers to play with Ronaldo.

‘Cristiano isn’t a central striker or doesn’t want to play in that position,’ Rangnick stated.

‘It’s apparent the club wants at least two new strikers who give this team extra quality and extra choices. I wouldn’t even call it wingers.

‘Two strikers and modern strikers, that don’t essentially need to be wingers. In case you look into international soccer, there aren’t many top teams who nonetheless play with two strikers. Most play with both three strikers or a false 9.”

‘In case you look at Liverpool and Manchester City … they’ve in their squad 5 – 6 top-class strikers.

‘Gabriel Jesus, until 4 weeks ago, hardly performed (for City). Now he’s taking part in once more often. You look at the variety of players they’ve and if you ask me is he taking part in as central striker or winger? Is Jack Grealish a winger or striker?

‘They’re all strikers and might play in several positions. They’ll additionally change, they’ll rotate. Those kinds of players, we don’t have that many.’

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