Why Manchester United must push hard and splash the cash on the incredible Ansu Fati

Manchester United in hopes to improve their attack upfront have their attention on Barcelona’s teenage star Ansu Fati, according to Manchester Evening News.

Fati has been in the spotlight ever since making his professional debut, the second youngest in the club’s history. The Barcelona youngster caught people’s attention in a 2-2 draw between Osasuna and Barcelona at El Sadar. Fati became the youngest goalscorer in the history of Barcelona.

Days later, the youngster again came to limelight when he became the youngest in the league’s history to find the back of the net and claim an assist in the same game.

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Ansu Fati has broken into the Barcelona first-team in remarkable fashion (Image Credits: FC Barcelona)

At 16, Fati also became the youngest to play in the Champions League for Barcelona. He is also the youngest in La Liga to have scored a brace.

The Metro states that Barcelona’s president is unwilling to let go of the player as he believes Fati is a key part of the club’s future.

Manchester United, on the other hand, are putting their all in pursuit of the youngster but have had it rejected. The Metro have reported that the club saw an £89m bid rejected as Barcelona are not willing to sell for anything lesser than the release clause of £151.5m.

The 17-year-old has displayed potential, having played over 600 minutes in the La Liga and has also had time in the Champions League.

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Ansu Fati is a player in demand (Image Credits: Google)

United have the opportunity to break the bank and make an investment in a young talented player who already has had game time under his belt. The youngster also has achievements under his name.

Fati, in the matches he has played, has shown that he can play with either foot, which is a great ability. That is another reason for United to sign the youngster as they can use him in multiple ways.

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Manchester United need someone who can put up scintillating performances on the right wing. This definitely would require the club to make an investment, and Ansu Fati has shown that he has a footballing brain. These are enough reasons for Manchester United to plunge into the market.

Fati has shown he has potential and Manchester United should try to meet the valuation of the player. He has shown that he is almost ready to take a big role in top-flight football.