Report: Manchester United want to sign £58m Chelsea player on loan, he's keen to join
Manchester United are reportedly considering a move to sign Chelsea player Christian Pulisic on loan.
According to The Athletic, Man United are lining up the 23-year-old Blues star as a possible target before the summer transfer window shuts.
It is understood Chelsea are willing to listen to loan offers for Pulisic, who’s received approaches from Newcastle United, Juventus and Atletico Madrid already.
The report explains that the United States international would actually prefer a switch to Old Trafford, though.
Pulisic, who’s come off the bench in Chelsea’s opening two games of the Premier League season, doesn’t appear to be in Thomas Tuchel’s preferred starting line-up.
The £58million attacker will be desperate for some good form in the next few months leading into him captaining the United States at the World Cup.
Manchester United considering Pulisic on loan
It’s no big surprise to hear Pulisic is keen on joining Man United over rival suitors.
Erik ten Hag’s side do look in a tough spot at the start of this campaign, so need some more new signings to lift them.
Man United still remain a huge club that want to be competitive, though, so Pulisic could see it as an ideal opportunity to shine on the big stage.
However, Chelsea should be wary about sending him to a direct rival.
The initial signs are that Man United may fall short in a top-four race this season, but it would be very dangerous to write them off this early.
On his day, Pulisic is such a dynamic forward.
He’s produced some special individual moments during a few years in Chelsea colours, but he’s not consistently performing at the high levels he can reach.
It’s been reported the winger is “frustrated” with his club manager when it comes to his minutes on the pitch.
There’s no doubt the arrival of Raheem Sterling this summer has damaged his minutes on the pitch, so from his point of view a move elsewhere could be best.