Manchester United in talks to sign incredible £88m 'new Thierry Henry', with 'concrete bid' made: report

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag walks off at halftime during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton FC at Old Trafford on April 08, 2023 in Manchester, England.
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Manchester United look set to break the bank for 'the new Thierry Henry', in their quest for a new striker. 

The Red Devils have had a barnstorming season in which they could yet end up with three trophies, having already lifted the League Cup. But up front, Erik ten Hag has had problems, losing Cristiano Ronaldo midseason and using Marcus Rashford out wide.

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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.