Manchester United won’t let Erik ten Hag future get in the way of Jarrad Branthwaite pursuit this summer

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 2: Everton's Jarrad Branthwaite during the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Everton FC at City Ground on December 2, 2023 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Stephen White - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Branthwaite is under contract at Goodison Park until 2027 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United are actively monitoring Everton's Jarrad Branthwaite ahead of the summer transfer window, according to reports. 

Following Ineos’ recent 25% stake acquisition in the club, chief Sir Jim Ratcliffe aims to reshape the Red Devils' approach by prioritising data-backed decisions and targeting younger players with huge potential. 

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Jacque Talbot

Jacque Talbot is a freelance football journalist who predominantly specialises in transfer stories and exclusives. He began his career in 2016 covering the world-renowned Sandbach United, of North West Counties fame, before earning a spot on the sports desks of national papers, where he bounced between several outlets such as Sportbible, the Express, Mirror, and Daily Star. An NCTJ graduate of the News Associates who swapped investigative journalism in the Costa del Sol for football reporting in Northern England, he first wrote for FourFourTwo in December 2023.