Date: 20th April 2023 at 6:08pm
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Manchester United will be hoping to book their place in the last four of the Europa League when they face Sevilla in the second leg of their quarter-final tie on Thursday. 

The Red Devils looked to be cruising to a comfortable first leg victory at Old Trafford last week, before two late own goals drew the two sides level at 2-2.

Erik ten Hag watched his side return to winning ways last time out against Nottingham Forest, though, and he will be hoping they can book their place in the next round with a win on Thursday.

In the meantime, it appears that one of United’s players is facing an extremely uncertain future.

According to Football Insider, United have decided against signing striker Wout Weghorst permanently this summer, leaving the Dutchman’s future extremely uncertain.

The report claims that Weghorst’s parent club – Championship leaders Burnley – are ready to sell the striker as soon as he returns to Turf Moor this summer.

Weghorst, 30, joined United on loan in January, cutting short a loan spell with Turkish side Besiktas to make the move to Old Trafford.

Weghorst is yet to score a Premier League goal for Manchester United

The striker initially joined The Clarets last January, but scored just twice in 20 Premier League matches last season as Burnley were relegated to the second tier.

He was then sent to Turkey, and scored eight times in 16 top flight matches for the club before his time there was cut short in order for him to move to Old Trafford.

Since arriving in Manchester, the Netherlands international has scored twice in 22 appearances across all competitions, and he is yet to score his first Premier League goal for The Red Devils.

It is claimed that United have decided not to sign Weghorst permanently in order to pursue a move for a world-class striker instead.

Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane is said to be a target for United this summer, but it remains to be seen whether or not Spurs will let the England captain leave.

The former Wolfsburg man could therefore return to Besiktas, the report claims, with Burnley ready to allow the striker to leave when the transfer window reopens this summer.

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