Manchester United have been urged to return and sign Mohammed Kudus from Ajax by a Dutch expert, a year after their double swoop.

According to Dutch football expert Mike Vermijl, Manchester United should sign Ajax midfielder Mohammed Kudus in what would be a ‘beautiful’ transfer.

This comes in the midst of Brighton reportedly being interested in a move for the Ghanaian midfielder. However, Manchester United were also revealed by The Athletic to be tracking Kudus, back in May.

The Old Trafford side have already strengthened in midfield by signing Mason Mount, who was confirmed yesterday.

But despite this Kudus is versatile and can also play as a right-winger or even up front making him a solid option.

That being said, and despite the eagerness from Vermijl to endorse a move, it does remain unlikely. But should a move end up happening, here is what you can expect Kudus to give United.

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What would Kudus give United?

Vermijl is not the only Dutch football figure who believes Kudus is made for United. Marco Van Basten in a TV interview suggested Erik ten Hag made a mistake signing Antony and should have targeted Kudus instead.

The Athletic reported Van Basten said, “I find Kudus a much better football player,”. Before adding, “He has much better technique and knows what he is doing.”

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One thing Kudus has over his former teammate for sure is versatility.

Kudus is a versatile player by nature. He has played as far back as in defensive midfield during his Denmark days.

During the 2022-23 season he demonstrated his adaptability featuring in five different positions across the midfield and attack. Kudus is primarily was a false nine, which is where he probably fits in best at United.

He is dangerous in front of goal, scoring seven in 24 for Ghana. He also scored 18 goals and provided seven assists for Ajax last season. This included a goal against Liverpool.

The Ghana international is a threat regardless of where he plays but it is clear he sees his future further back the line-up, as a potential ready-made Bruno Fernandes replacement for the future.

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