Manchester United plot sensational bid for Japan international - report

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag looks on during the Carabao Cup final match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Wembley Stadium on 26 February, 2023 in London, United Kingdom.
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Manchester United are plotting a summer swoop for Brighton & Hove Albion winger Kaoru Mitoma.

That is according to the Sun, who believe Erik ten Hag is pushing for a move for the Japan international. Mitoma has been dazzling for Brighton this season, scoring nine times and assisting six in 29 appearances for the Seagulls. 

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.