Idrissa Gueye: Man United name Everton star as replacement for Ander Herrera

Idrissa Gueye: Man United name Everton star as replacement for Ander Herrera

- Idrissa Gueye has been named by Man United as quality replacement for outgoing star Ander Herrera

- The Senegalese has been in top form for Everton this campaign and also played huge role in the Toffees 4-0 win over the Red Devils last month

- Gueye is expected to team up with Paul Pogba in a bid to solidify United's midfield next campaign

Manchester United are reportedly made Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye one of their major targets ahead of the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils blew their chances of finishing top four this campaign after failing to beat Huddersfield at John Smith Stadium last weekend.

Scott McTominay got the opener for the Old Trafford outfit, but Isaac Mbenza's equaliser on the hour mark dent United's hopes of playing Champions League football next term.

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However, SunSport reports that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his crew have identified Gueye as a quality midfielder who will help Paul Pogba unleash his full potentials next season.

The World Cup winning star showed flashes of brilliance after the arrival of Solskjaer last December, but has gone dim having failed to be consistent with his quality on the pitch.

It will also be recalled that Man United confirmed the departure of Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera on their social media handle after failing to hand him new contract.

The future of David De Gea is yet to be sorted out by both parties with the goalkeeper's contract ending with this season.

Meanwhile, apart from Herrera, a number of United stars will be shown the exit doors owing to their average performances during the season.

According to the Sun, the Red Devils will have to battle PSG for the signature of the Senegalese, who has been tipped to help Pogba re-discover himself.

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Gueye has been has been rock solid for Everton so far this season, and also played crucial role in the Toffees 4-0 win over the Red Devils last month at Goodison Park.

The Senegalese star could make his final appearance for Marco Silva's men today in their final league match against Tottenham Hotspur.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has thrown his weight behind his star player Paul Pogba despite the player being linked with a move to Real Madrid.

The 2018 World Cup winning midfielder recently said that it would be "a dream for anyone" to play under Zinedine Zidane at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Pogba has scored over ten goals in the EPL this campaign - most of which were scored after the arrival of his Norwegian manager last December.

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