Ryan Gravenberch: Manchester United go head-to-head with Barcelona, Juventus over Ajax sensation

Ryan Gravenberch: Manchester United go head-to-head with Barcelona, Juventus over Ajax sensation

- Ryan Gravenberch has been dubbed the ‘new Paul Pogba’ just for his style of play

- The teenager is wanted by Spanish club Barcelona as well as Italian side Juventus

- Latest reports have it that Premier League giants Manchester United have also entered the race

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Ryan Gravenberch is being chased by several clubs including Barcelona and Juventus and now reports say Manchester United have also enter the race for the youngster.

The 18-year-old has been dubbed the ‘new Paul Pogba’ following his style of play, but reports say Ajax are unwilling to let go.

Gravenberch who just signed a fresh three-year contract at the Dutch club is in high demand from several big European clubs.

SunSport citing Italian outlet Tuttosport say that Barcelona and Juventus have officially tendered their respective bids for the starlet.

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And now Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United are looking to add another Ajax star to their ranks having earlier signed Donny van de Beek from the same club for £40million deal in the summer.

Ryan Gravenberch: Manchester United go head-to-head with Barcelona and Juventus over Ajax sensation
Ryan Gravenberch could be heading to Manchester United. Photo: Mattia Ozbot
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It was also gathered that Ajax who have been financially hit by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic could consider selling the player who is currently valued at £10million, according to Transfermarkt.

And despite his age, Gravenberch has already played 19 times for Ajax - scoring four goals and adding three assists.

Recall that United are currently battling Liverpool for Iceland starlet Isak Bergmann Johannesson.

The 17-year-old has been in sublime form this season which has generated waves of positive reviews as he is being poached by a number of clubs.

Johannesson is the son of Joey Gudjonsson - a former Aston Villa, Wolves, Leicester, Burnley and Huddersfield midfielder who was born in Sutton Coldfield.

Liverpool scout Mads Jorgensen monitored the youngster’s performance in his club's Norrkoping's 2-2 draw with AIK on Monday, according to Expressen. Another club on the trail of the teenage winger is Italian side Juventus.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Ozan Kabak could come in a replacement for injured Virgil van Dijk as Liverpool contact German club Schalke for a possible signing of the defender for an initial £20million.

The 20-year-old has impressed Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool boss is hoping to bring the centre-back to Anfield in January.

It was gathered that the reigning Premier League champions have officially notified the German club after confirming their defender Van Dijk who recently suffered a torn cruciate ligament will likely be out of action for the entire season.

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