Sofyan Amrabat has been linked with a move to Manchester United throughout the summer and it seemed only a matter of time before the Moroccan would reunite with Erik ten Hag.

The Moroccan midfielder has now, in the past 24 hours, been linked with a move to arch-rivals Liverpool.

According to the Dutch outlet Algeeman Dagblad, the midfielder is ‘on his way’ to Liverpool after jumping ahead of United in the race for the 26-year-old midfielder.

It seems unlikely that the deal is that advanced and Fabrizio Romano has claimed that the Fiorentina midfielder is on the list for Liverpool but the deal isn’t as advanced as the Dutch outlet reported.

Nevertheless, were the Anfield club to come in for the midfielder it seems very possible the midfielder could make the move to Jurgen Klopp’s side, in what would be a sorry state of affairs for United.

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United’s slow negotiations come back to haunt Red Devils again

United have a habit of being slow in negotiations, and that’s an understatement.

Whether it’s the transfer debacle of Jadon Sancho back in 2020, or the failed pursuit of Frenkie De Jong last summer, there are many examples to choose from.

It seems history could be repeating itself this summer in Amrabat.

The former Utrecht midfielder, who was brought into the Dutch team under Erik ten Hag, would be available for around £25 million but United are still dithering.

Liverpool, however, may well be about to sign Wataru Endo from VFB Stuttgart according to David Ornstein who plays a similar role as Amrabat.

Could United miss out again

The dragged-out negotiations has been a constant theme for United over the years as the Glazers are heavily involved with transfers.

There has been an issue over the years with United’s recruitment and the speed with which they conduct transfers.

The Glazers’ ownership of the club is still causing issues at every level, as the negotiations for the sale of the club continue which means that the American family are still involved in transfers.

United could be about to lose out on another transfer purely because of the pace that they move in negotiations, which remains a concerning issue.

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