Date: 4th February 2023 at 10:29am
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Manchester United face Crystal Palace on Saturday with Erik ten Hag’s side looking to return to winning ways. 

The Red Devils were in sensational form since the World Cup before being held to a 1-1 draw by The Eagles last month.

They were then beaten 3-2 by Arsenal in a thrilling encounter at The Emirates a fortnight ago, missing out on the chance to move three points clear of third-placed Newcastle United.

United remain in fourth at present, but they will be hoping to get back on track with a victory over Palace on Saturday.

In the meantime, it is being reported that one of United’s summer transfer targets could cost the club almost £100 million.

As per ESPN, Napoli striker Victor Osimhen would cost £90 million if he were to be sold this summer.

The Nigeria international has been in sensational form for the Italian side so far this term, with his 14 goals and four assists in 16 games propelling Napoli to the summit of the Serie A table.

Osimhen is the leading scorer in Serie A this season

The striker is said to be a target for both United and French giants Paris Saint-Germain, but he will not come cheap.

Osimhen, 24, joined Napoli from French side Lille in 2020 having impressed in Ligue 1, and he has continued his fine goal scoring record in Italy.

So far, the striker has scored 43 goals in 83 matches for Napoli, and his form hasn’t gone unnoticed.

United are expected to be in the market for a striker this summer following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo back in November.

Marcus Rashford has since become United’s primary goal scoring threat, while Wout Weghorst has joined the club on loan from Championship side Burnley.

The Red Devils have been linked with a number of striking options in recent months, including Harry Kane and Dusan Vlahovic.

A number of the world’s leading forwards, including Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski, have moved clubs in the past year and are therefore likely seen as unavailable.

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