Erik ten Hag tells Manchester United board he would choose to sign Jude Bellingham over any player in world football
Posted by  badge Boss on Apr 12
Erik ten Hag wants to sign Jude Bellingham. (Photo by Fermin Rodriguez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

boss would choose to sign before any other player in world football after being left astonished by his performances for at the World Cup.

The 19-year-old is set to be the biggest mover of the summer transfer market, with Dortmund .

Bellingham turned down United in 2019, despite the club laying on a thick charm offensive that included the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson, Bryan Robson and Eric Cantona.

The midfielder’s decision to join Dortmund has proven to be a smart one as he’s become a key figure with the Bundesliga giants and earned priceless experience in the Champions League.

But it was Bellingham’s displays for England at the World Cup that really cemented his place as one of the best players in world football.

Bellingham’s displays in Qatar were fantastic (Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images)

According to the , it was Bellingham’s performances in Qatar that led Ten Hag to tell close friends that he would sign Bellingham over any other player in the world.

The Dutchman would ‘endorse’ a deal for Bellingham and United could therefore rival Manchester City and Real Madrid for his signature.

However, United’s priority is signing a world class centre forward and that would leave little money remaining to sanction a £120m+ move for Bellingham.

The club would therefore need to raise funds and the likes of Anthony Martial, Donny van De Beek, Harry Maguire and Alex Telles are all available for transfer.

Even then, it may not be enough to tempt Bellingham away from the likes of City and Madrid – who can offer a sure-fire guarantee of Champions League football season in, season out.


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