Manchester United’s chances of landing Dusan Vlahovic may have increased after Juventus were docked 15 points due to financial irregularities.

Earlier this season we looked at three Juventus players United could target in such a scenario, and no, Paul Pogba was not among them.

Now a report from 90Min claim Juventus are willing to sell Vlahovic this January or in the summer, and that Manchester United have been approached.

The Serbian striker has scored six goals in 10 Serie A games this season, and hit 24 goals last season for Juventus and Fiorentina combined.

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Vlahovic wants to play for Ten Hag

Vlahovic is a centre-forward who is one of the best young goalscorers in world football. At only 22, he could become a top striker at Old Trafford for years to come.

A line in the 90Min report claims the striker has already made United aware that he is willing to make the move to the club.

The report states: “As United narrow down their shortlist for a new number nine, they have been told that the striker himself would like to play for manager Erik ten Hag.”

The problem United face now is a lack of cash, with permanent deals on hold until after the club’s takeover, expected in the next two to three months.

There are ways to finance a deal through player sales, perhaps Harry Maguire could be one, given United’s plethora of defensive options and lack of strikers.

Wout Weghorst has joined on loan, but adding Vlahovic would certainly help, especially with Anthony Martial‘s ongoing injury problems.

If no deal can be done this month, United just have to hope big-spending Chelsea do not snap Vlahovic up, and that the big striker remains on the market in the summer.

Vlahovic was one of the players recommended to United by interim manager Ralf Rangnick a year ago, however, he joined Juventus instead. Now the club could have an unlikely second chance to buy the striker.

With the claims that he is keen to play under Ten Hag, United should be doing everything possible to try and get this deal done.

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