Date: 2nd January 2023 at 11:34am
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Manchester United made it back-to-back wins with victory over Wolves at Molineux on Saturday. 

Marcus Rashford, who didn’t start the game due to an ‘internal disciplinary’ issue, came off the bench to grab the winner and give Erik ten Hag’s side a 1-0 win and a vital three points.

The result moved The Red Devils into the top four and they remain there after Tottenham Hotspur’s defeat to Aston Villa on Sunday.

There has been plenty of talk about United possibly looking to sign a forward this month, but Rashford’s current form in front of goal may persuade his manager that he doesn’t need to replace Cristiano Ronaldo, who departed the club in November.

Ten Hag is also without Jadon Sancho at present, with the Dutchman revealing that the England international isn’t yet physically or mentally ready to play for the club.

In his absence, youngster Alejandro Garnacho has been given more first team opportunities, but the same can’t be said for Anthony Elanga.

The Swedish forward hasn’t started either of United’s Premier League games since the World Cup, and it now appears that other clubs could look to give him the opportunity to leave.

According to Football Insider, Everton have registered an interest in the 20-year-old.

Elanga could be on his way out of Old Trafford this month

Elanga joined the youth setup at United in 2015 and has since progressed into the first team, but his chances this season have been infrequent.

With that in mind, The Toffees have launched an attempt to sign him this month, although it is claimed that they face competition for his signature from other Premier League clubs.

It is said that United value the Swede at £18 million, and the fact that his contract runs until 2026 means United are under very little pressure to sell him.

So far this season, Elanga has made 16 appearances across all competitions, although he has started just five Premier League games.

On Saturday, the Sweden international was substituted on with just a minute of normal time remaining.

Everton boss Frank Lampard is believed to be keen on adding attacking options to his squad, with his side having struggled in front of goal since losing Richarlison last summer.

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