Manchester United are at all times on the prowl for the most popular prospects within the sport, and have distinguished Sivert Mannsverk as a January switch goal.
The 20-year-old Norwegian sensation has been making appreciable progress in his homeland, on the maiden stage of his skilled profession, and has consequently piqued the curiosity of the likes of Arsenal, Ajax Amsterdam and United.
Certainly, with French publication Jeunes Footeux reporting after Christmas that the 2 outstanding Premier League outfits have been vying for his signature, intrigue is barely set to accentuate, particularly contemplating Molde’s asking worth of solely €10m (£9m).
With an embedded sense of ball-playing prowess and a knack for locating the again of the online, Mannsverk could possibly be the following large factor to come up from the ranks of the Scandinavian nation, with one Erling Haaland additionally starting his goal-frenzied profession on the outfit.
And in 2021, with the likes of Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion enthusiastic about a switch, based on La Lazio Siamo Noi, there’s a progress and upward trajectory that alludes to a profession among the many easiest that the sport has to supply.
Think about him & Garnacho
The Purple Devils are consultants find younger expertise and nurturing it, with scores of soccer’s large names starting their profession at Carrington, or incomes a transfer to the membership within the early phases of their promising careers.
And Mannsverk, who’s made 62 appearances for Molde, scoring 5 targets and one help, can encapsulate the shrewd strikes usually efficiently solid by the Previous Trafford hierarchy, arriving in England to play a peripheral position and maybe earn a mortgage transfer, earlier than inching his manner into the first-team plans of Erik ten Hag.
As per FBref, the starlet ranks inside the high percentile for progressive passes and interceptions throughout the globe’s subsequent greatest eight leagues – the divisions beneath the established ‘high 5’ leagues – which signifies an immensely productive recycling impact together with his play, snuffing out hazard and swiftly trying to find promising ahead performs.
He additionally ranks inside the high 9% for tried passes and 10% for go completion, and his passing excellence will definitely set him in good stead for a profitable profession at one in every of Europe’s high outfits, resembling United.
Described as a “very good” expertise by scout Jacek Kulig, one can solely think about the partnership he may kind with the Purple Devils’ 18-year-old sensation Alejandro Garnacho, with the fleet-footed winger utilising his gliding actions and lightning bursts of tempo to latch onto the exact balls that Mannsverk unleashes from the centre.
Garnacho has acquired 40 progressive passes throughout all competitions this time period, regardless of his tender age and having made simply 13 skilled appearances for the membership, and would definitely flourish for years to return with a maestro resembling Mannsverk orchestrating the play behind him.
With Arsenal additionally lurking, the membership actually don’t wish to see such a vibrant younger star fall into rival clutches, and at an reasonably priced worth, he must be lured to the Theatre of Desires instantly by John Murtough.