Manchester United in talks over £34m first signing under Dan Ashworth: report

Incoming Manchester United sporting director Dan Ashworth.
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Manchester United are in contact with a £34 million star over a prospective move to Old Trafford, which would mark Dan Ashworth's first signing as sporting director.

The former West Brom, Brighton and FA director looks set to assume control of recruitment at Old Trafford in the coming weeks after a stint at Newcastle United, in a huge statement from new owner, Sir Jim Ratcliffe. 

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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.