Manchester United in talks over 'crucial' deal for elite teenager: report

Manchester United owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe of INEOS watches from the directors box ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on January 14, 2024 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)
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Manchester United are poised to make a crucial deal for a young superstar.

The Red Devils' testing season continued on the south coast the weekend in a 2-2 draw with Bournemouth. Despite rivals dropping points, Manchester United couldn't capitalise on their position in their table and collect a win, with Erik ten Hag storming out of a press conference at the end of the game. 

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.