Cody Gakpo has addressed the hypothesis relating to a possible transfer to Manchester United in January.
The ahead held talks with United final summer season however a deal did not materialise because the membership prioritised the signing of Antony from Ajax as their ultimate summer season arrival.
Since then, Gakpo has solely continued to flourish. He’s presently one of the crucial in-form strikers in world soccer and has proved his prolific goalscoring potential on the largest stage, having netted three targets for the Netherlands on the World Cup.
At membership degree, Gakpo has scored 13 targets and assisted 17 in 24 matches for PSV – excellent numbers for the 23-year-old.
He’s a scientific finisher, which is one space United desperately want to enhance on; they’re Eleventh-placed within the Premier League rankings for targets scored, having scored simply 20 all through the primary half of the season.
In addition to that, United’s No.9 Anthony Martial has struggled to take care of health since August. The Frenchman has missed 15 video games by harm to date.
Cristiano Ronaldo additionally left the membership final month after a mutual settlement was reached to terminate his contract early and while it was one of the best choice for all events, it leaves United’s ahead division much more depleted than it already was.
Gakpo will ‘take into consideration’ United transfer
Gakpo instructed Dutch outlet NRC (translated by way of Fabrizio Romano): “I considered Manchester United final summer season, however when that didn’t occur, I didn’t know anymore. Then Leeds [United] arrived and I had doubts. Now I wait and see.
“I haven’t heard from Manchester United but. If they arrive, I’ll give it some thought – with God’s assist.”