Manchester United to move for Dutch midfielder this January, with transfer plans thrown out the window: report

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag walks on the pitch before the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester United and F.C. Copenhagen at Old Trafford on October 24, 2023 in Manchester, England.
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Manchester United are about to bring forward plans to strengthen in midfield, as Erik ten Hag looks to recruit from his home nation once more.

The Dutch manager has already signed the likes of Tyrell Malacia, Wout Weghorst and Netherlands-born Sofyan Amrabat since arriving at Old Trafford, while signing the likes of Lisandro Martinez and Antony from his former club, Ajax.

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Mark White
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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.