How Man Utd can still sign RB Salzburg wonderkid Benjamin Sesko despite RB Leipzig having £20m agreement in place

BIG BEN MANCHESTER UNITED’S pursuit of a new striker has been handed a boost after it was revealed they are still able to sign RB Salzburg star Benjamin Sesko.

Sesko, 19, has a £20million agreement on his head to move to Salzburg’s German sister club RB Leipzig.

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And while United are not likely not try and sign him in January, they are far more likely to make a move in the summer following the revelation Leipzig could be bought out of the deal.

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According to ESPN, while Leipzig have an agreement in place to sign the Slovenian at the end of the season, a major bid from another club could change the trajectory of his career.

This gives United a final chance to make a move for the highly-rated striker.

Of course, the club appears to be prioritising a short-term solution in the January window.
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Loans for Wout Weghorst and Joao Felix have been earmarked.

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But in the case of Felix, the fee it would cost United to take him on for six months has been a major stumbling block – though Chelsea have just agreed a deal to bring him in according to reports.

This has seen negotiations for on-loan Burnley star Weghorst accelerate.

And while he is the exact mould of striker Erik ten Hag wants in a centre forward, any prospective loan for him will depend on Besiktas, where he is currently situated

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As well as Sesko, Napoli’s Victor Osimhen and Tottenham star Harry Kane are being discussed as more long-term solutions.

England captain Kane is entering the final year of his Spurs contract in the summer and faces a pivotal decision in his career.