Erik ten Hag ‘desires to make Stuttgart star Borna Sosa his first Manchester United signing’ as he goals to beat Chelsea to £25m-rated star who has been in comparison with David Beckham
- Stuttgart left-back Borna Sosa has in contrast himself to David Beckham
- Chelsea are contemplating a transfer for Sosa as a doable back-up for Ben Chilwell
- Incoming Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag might hijack the transfer
Beckham, a part of the well-known Class of 1992, went on to develop into one of the vital well-known gamers in historical past and was famend as a dead-ball specialist and for his gorgeous crossing potential.
Stuttgart left-back Borna Sosa, who has in contrast himself to Beckham, has beforehand been linked with a £25million transfer to Chelsea as a possible back-up for Ben Chilwell.
Manchester United are enthusiastic about making a transfer for Stuttgart left-back Borna Sosa
Incoming United supervisor Erik ten Hag might look to make Sosa his first signing on the membership
Sosa has described his crossing potential to that of Manchester United legend David Beckham
German outlet Kicker have reported that incoming United boss Erik ten Hag is eager to beat Chelsea to the Croatian worldwide and make him his first signing this summer season.
Along with his crossing potential and lengthy blonde hair, it has made comparisons to Beckham inevitable – particularly because the participant has in contrast himself to the previous England captain.
It is a perception which the Stuttgart’s sporting director Sven Mislintat agrees with.
Chelsea view Croatian left-back Sosa as a possible back-up for England star Ben Chilwell
In an interview with Bild final season, the switch chief stated: ‘Borna Sosa’s stated that David Beckham is his function mannequin, and I feel he has the identical qualities.
‘He places in crosses from each angle; generally chipped, generally drilled, generally flat, generally in behind, generally to the entrance submit, different occasions to the again submit — his left foot is an actual weapon.’
The comparisons come regardless of the pair enjoying totally different positions, with Beckham being one of the vital profitable right-wingers in Premier League historical past with one of the vital infamous right-foots.
Chelsea may very well be compelled to look elsewhere if United are to beat them to the Croatian defender
Sosa (proper) has made 9 purpose contributions in 27 appearances for Stuttgart this season
Sosa, who’s left-footed, has made 27 appearances within the Bundesliga this season, instantly contributing to 9 objectives from a wing-back place.
He would supply additional competitors for Luke Shaw and Alex Telles if he had been to hitch Manchester United.
Whereas at Chelsea he would supply higher back-up to Chilwell, who has been out since November with a ruptured cruciate ligament.
Stuttgart, sit third from backside and look set to compete in a relegation play-off until they will beat Cologne and hope Hertha Berlin lose to Borussia Dortmund this weekend.