Manchester United fans have been told what to expect from new striker signing Rasmus Hojlund.

Rasmus Hojlund is in Manchester today and is expected to complete the move to Old Trafford today with the Danish striker signing his contract today according to Fabrizio Romano.

The Atalanta forward is set to sign for United with a £64 million deal agreed with the Italian side plus a further £8 million in add-ons.

Morten Bruun of TV2 Sport, a Danish tv channel, has spoken about what the Danish forward could offer United under Erik ten Hag.

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‘A very committed player’

“They can expect a very committed player,” Bruun said when speaking to Sky Sports.

“A player with a high work rate and a great attitude. His development in Denmark has been sensational it’s only over a year ago that Copenhagen let the forward go and brought in five new strikers to replace him.

“He moved to Austria and then to the Serie A and the forward wasn’t even part of the Denmark squad for their 2022 World Cup squad, his development has been nothing short of sensational.”

The forward’s rise has been sensational over the past year and a half, and it is hoped that the forward can adapt in the Premier League as quickly as he did in the Serie A.

A new type of striker for United

Over the years, United’s forward signings have arguably been players who are past their best, brought in on the pretense that United would get someone better in the next transfer window.

Whether it’s Odion Ighalo, Edinson Cavani, or Wout Weghorst, United seemed to struggle to identify a young striker with the potential to lead the line for a decade.

Well, with Hojlund upfront, United have a striker with potential, longevity, and even a strong work ethic.

The 20-year-old will join United and be a striker the polar opposite of United’s only current centre-forward, Anthony Martial.

The Frenchman has struggled with injuries and doesn’t press as much as he maybe should, Hojlund will come in and hopefully breed new life into United’s attack.

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