Angry Manchester United star threatens to dump English national team for top African country

Angry Manchester United star threatens to dump English national team for top African country

- Aaron Wan-Bissaka threatens to dump England and commit his international future to DR Congo

- The 23-year-old is eligible to play for both countries having already played for both of them at underage levels

- The defender has scored twice and assisted three other goals in all competitions this campaign

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Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka is reportedly considering dumping England and commit his international future to DR Congo if he fails to be invited for their upcoming games.

The Red Devils defender is eligible to play for the Three Lions as well as the Congolese national team having already represented both countries at the youth level.

However, the 23-year-old has been snubbed by Gareth Southgate in their last few games and the player is hoping to decide which country he will play for at the senior level without wasting time.

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England will play World Cup qualifiers against San Marino, Poland, and Albania during this month's international break and Wan-Bissaka will be hoping to make his debut for the team.

Disgruntled Manchester United star vows to dump England and play for an African country
Aaron Wan-Bissaka in action for Man United in their Europa League triumph over Real Sociedad at Allianz Stadium on February 18, 2021. Photo by Sportinfoto/DeFodi Images
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Southgate is expected to name his squad for the qualification games on March 18 and the player will have a few more days to impress the coach.

Soccer Laduma quoting The Athletic claims Wan-Bissaka could commit to DR Congo should he once again miss out on a Three Lions call-up.

The handler prefers the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kieran Trippier, Reece James and Kyle Walker ahead of him and will face tough competition if he must break into the team.

Wan-Bissaka has found the back of the net for Man United while assisting three other goals in 36 appearances for the Red Devils so far this campaign.

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He is one of several Europe-based stars of African descent who could still play for certain CAF nations at senior level.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian star Shola Shoretire made history at Manchester United when he made his European debut for the Red Devils in their Europa League game.

The 17-year-old forward replaced Mason Greenwood in the 76th minute at Old Trafford against the Spanish giants in a match that ended goallessly.

Despite their failure to score a goal at home in the return leg against Real Sociedad, Ole Solskjaer and his wards have progressed to the Round of 16 in the Europa League.

Oluwatomiwa is a sports editor with Legit.ng. He has over eight years of field and office experience in the media industry. He graduated from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism in 2014 with HND in Mass Communication. Connect with him on Twitter @TomiwaBabalola.

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