Man Utd slash asking price for player Ten Hag doesn’t trust, with loan plan ditched in favour of full exit

Man Utd stars Fred, Casemiro, Anthony Elanga and Antony

Man Utd have cut the asking price for Anthony Elanga in half, with plans to loan the Sweden international out now ditched in favour of a permanent exit, per a report.

The Red Devils are seeking additions in multiple different positions this summer, though the wings are not among them.

Indeed, Erik ten Hag already has a plethora of viable options for the flanks. Aside from established stars such as Marcus Rashford, Antony and Jadon Sancho, the likes of Alejandro Garnacho, Facundo Pellistri and Anthony Elanga are bubbling away under the surface.

What’s more, Amad Diallo may well be in line for reintegration into the United first team.

Amad impressed while out on loan at Sunderland this season and the Manchester Evening News recently reported Ten Hag is ready to unleash the 20-year-old on the Premier League next term.

With the wide berths filled to the brim and player exits required to bolster the summer transfer kitty, the MEN report Elanga may soon be forced out.

The 21-year-old barely got a sniff under Ten Hag at Old Trafford this year, racking up just 705 minutes of action across all competitions.

The club’s initial idea was to loan Elanga out, though per the MEN, a permanent sale will now be explored.

Regarding how much Elanga could raise, it’s claimed United have halved their previous £20m asking price to just £10m.

Where Elanga could go next isn’t speculated in the piece, though who he was linked with in January could offer clues.

Premier League pair Everton and Bournemouth, along with German giant Borussia Dortmund were all mentioned alongside moves for Elanga five months ago.

Everton and Bournemouth have since avoided relegation and as such, remain viable destinations for Elanga.

Dortmund would be a far sexier option, though whether their interest has maintained is as yet unclear.

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