Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea have reportedly tabled mortgage affords for Brighton & Hove Albion center-forward Evan Ferguson.
Manchester United & Chelsea Can not Afford Ferguson In January
Manchester United and Chelsea are each wanting to bolster their assault in January after struggling to search out the again of the online within the first half of the 2023-24 season. Whereas ninth-placed Blues have scored 35 objectives in 21 Premier League outings this season, seventh-ranked Purple Devils have solely discovered the again of the online 24 occasions in 21 English top-flight outings. No crew within the high 10 have scored fewer objectives than Erik ten Hag’s aspect this season.
In accordance with sources who spoke to Soccer Transfers (through CaughtOffside), the Premier League pair each maintain Brighton ace Ferguson in excessive regard and want to add him to their ranks in January. It has been claimed that Chelsea and United wish to signal him on a brief mortgage and have already despatched of their affords to the Seagulls. Brighton proprietor Tony Bloom, nonetheless, shouldn’t be fascinated with delivery the 19-year-old out on mortgage this January. He would solely settle for an outright sale if the Republic Of Eire worldwide expresses his need to depart the Amex Stadium in January.
In a current report, the Night Customary disclosed that Brighton won’t promote Ferguson for lower than £100 million ($126.6 million). Neither Manchester United nor Chelsea are financially able to pulling off a transfer of such magnitude within the winter switch window. The Pensioners reportedly solely desire a short-term resolution, as they wish to signal Victor Osimhen from Napoli in the summertime switch window. United, in the meantime, have but to set a goal for the summer season, that means Ferguson may very well be on their radar.
Ferguson Struggling For Minutes Beneath Roberto Di Zerbi
Regardless of being for probably the most worthwhile children in England, minutes haven’t been straightforward to come back by for Ferguson. Brighton supervisor Roberto Di Zerbi has usually most popular the entrance two of Joao Pedro and Danny Welbeck this season, proscribing Ferguson to only 11 Premier League begins. If Di Zerbi doesn’t give Ferguson extra minutes, there’s a likelihood that he’ll search out an exit sooner somewhat than later.
Ferguson, who formally joined Brighton’s senior crew in July 2022, has performed 53 video games for the membership in all competitions, scoring 16 occasions and offering 5 assists. His contract with the membership expires in June 2029.