Austrian midfielder Marcel Sabitzer is touring to the UK to finish a mortgage deal from Bayern Munich to Manchester United.
The 28-year-old is obtainable by way of the present switch window and past Christian Eriksen long run harm and a short-term downside for Scott McTominay, United explored the opportunity of a mortgage transfer.
At Tuesday’s media convention, United supervisor Eric ten Hag stated it was “tough” to finish any offers on deadline day.
Nonetheless, Ten Hag is well-known at Bayern Munich on account of his work as coach of the second staff there, and that relationship may assist velocity up the method.
With out Eriksen, who’s dominated out till the tip of April with an ankle harm, and McTominay, Ten Hag has simply two match midfielders for the upcoming matches towards Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace subsequent week.
The 17-year-old Kobe Maino is extremely believed at United, however it’s unlikely he might be uncovered to danger at first-team degree regularly. Zidan Iqbal, 19, additionally performs in midfield however the Iraq worldwide is but to characteristic within the match this season.
Within the circumstances, Sabitzer’s transfer makes good sense for United, who stay in all 4 competitions and lead 3-0 from the primary leg earlier than the decisive Carabao Cup semi-final with Nottingham Forest at Outdated Trafford. Wednesday.
Sabitzer spent six seasons at Leipzig, captaining the staff in 2020-21, earlier than becoming a member of Bayern Munich on a four-year deal in August 2021.
He additionally scored 12 targets in 68 matches for Austria.