Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay is subject of transfer interest from West Ham.

Scott McTominay has a decision to make on his future at Manchester United and he is willing to wait.

The midfielder is no longer first choice at Old Trafford, but is a valuable squad player who United are not prepared to sell him on the cheap.

The Telegraph report United will look for a fee of around £45 million to sell the midfielder.

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McTominay willing to wait

Scott McTominay is not going to rush into a decision to leave a club where he has 209 first team appearances.

And The Telegraph claim McTominay is willing to wait until transfer deadline day to seal an exit, and take into account how he is used in the early games of the season.

The report states: “McTominay is thought to be willing to bide his time and see what United’s squad looks like nearer to deadline day on September 1 rather than rush into any decision.

“The 26-year-old loves United and is open to staying but he also wants to play games and would be unhappy about spending a season sat on the sidelines.”

What this means for Manchester United

McTominay’s willingness to wait on an exit is not the most helpful from a financial perspective. A deadline day move would leave little room for the club to use the money to sign new players.

Multiple reports have discussed Manchester United needing to sell players in order to buy, once a striker deal is concluded.

One potential target is Sofyan Amrabat, who would be a direct replacement for Scott McTominay.

United can still fund this move from selling players like Fred and Dean Henderson, with both expected to leave the club.

McTominay struggled for game time last season, starting only 10 Premier League games. If he were to move to West Ham, he could expect to start nearly every game.

Erik ten Hag has been busy shaping the midfielder since his arrival, and McTominay is nice to have as a squad player, but not essential. If United can get £40-45 million for him, it could be too good to turn down.

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