African players abroad Man United identified an African striker as Cristiano Ronaldo ‘replacement’

Cristiano Ronaldo replacement

Premier League side Manchester United have identified an African striker as ‘potential replacement’ of Cristiano Ronaldo whose relationship with Boss Ralf Rangnick is tense.

Despite the 37-year old’s 15 goals in 31 appearances across all competitions with United this season, it remains unknown whether he will continue playing for the Red Devils next season or not.

The tendency for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is even closer to a departure than a stay at Old Trafford where he’s having misunderstanding with Ralf Rangnick.

Thus said, Manchester United started looking for his replacement in cas he leaves in the coming summer transfer window. And it could be an African player.

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According to Sport Witness, Old Trafford officials are interested in signing Nigeria and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen.

The 23-year old scored 11 goals and provided 4 assists in 22 appearances across all competitions this season.

And his performances caught the eyes of Manchester United who are set to join the race to sign him.

The aforementioned source further added that Man United deciders view Victor Osimhen as a ‘potential replacement’ of Cristiano Ronaldo who is now 37.

In addition, the Super Eagle is valued at €100m by Napoli and United have to meet it since Osimhen has three years left on his current contract with the Serie A side.

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