Date: 21st May 2021 at 7:40am
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Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Fulham on Wednesday evening ended the Red Devils’ run of back-to-back defeats, but means that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have picked up just a single point from their past three outings since losing captain Harry Maguire to injury. 

United had gone ahead when Edinson Cavani lobbed Alphonse Areola from just inside the opposition’s half, before Joe Bryan equalised late on to deny the hosts the three points.

The result marked a disappointing return to Old Trafford for the 10,000 fans who were in attendance, and supporters will hope Solskjaer’s side can get back to winning ways against Wolves on Sunday, with the Europa League final just three days later.

Off the pitch, the Premier League has been rocked by the news that Tottenham’s Harry Kane has told the club he intends to leave this summer.

The talismanic striker, 27, has since been linked with a host of clubs both domestically and in Europe.

Manchester City are considered by many to be the frontrunners to sign the England captain, however it appears that United will also be doing all they can to agree a deal.

According to Football Insider, United are ready to offer both Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial plus cash in a bid to sign Kane.

The report suggests that, despite Cavani signing a 12 month contract extension in recent weeks, the Red Devils are still keen on recruiting a number nine.

Martial has endured his worst season at Old Trafford.

Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford are both seen as wide options, meaning that a centre forward is still a priority for the club.

Martial has been out of form this term and has scored just seven goals across all competitions, while Lingard has been a sensation since moving to West Ham on loan.

The England forward has scored nine goals and made a further five assists in 15 games for the Hammers, and his form has seen him force his way back into the frame for Gareth Southgate’s England squad.

It had been reported that Spurs were holding out for £150 million for their star striker and, with United unable to afford such a significant fee, a part exchange may be their only way of signing Kane.

 
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