Man Utd Turn To PSG Star Meunier As Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Wants More Experience At The Position

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is considering switching summer transfer targets to an experienced right-back following Diogo Dalot’s form.

Manchester United have been tracking Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21, at Crystal Palace but would prefer not to have two youngsters in that position.

Solskjaer also has Ashley Young, 33, in the squad next season after extending his contract – and ideally wants his new signing to be between the two ends of the age scale.

Dalot, 20, was hailed by Jose Mourinho as the best full-back in Europe for his age group when he arrived at United from Porto for £19million last summer.

He played as left wing-back in Wednesday’s defeat to Barcelona but his long-term future is seen at right-back.

Solskjaer has used the youngster regularly since taking over from Mourinho, after he was only used for cup games earlier in the season.

And his emergence could lead to United looking at a right-back with experience this summer, with Paris Saint-Germain’s Thomas Meunier the type of profile that fits for United.

Meunier, who has started in just four of PSG’s last 14 games, is also a massive United fan and visited Old Trafford to watch them prior to facing them in the Champions League this season.

The 27-year-old Belgian international, who has 30 international caps, joined PSG in 2016 from Club Brugge.

He would be something of a contrast to Wan-Bissaka with the youngster enjoying his breakthrough season with Crystal Palace.

Last term he played just seven times but he’s been a regular under Roy Hodgson during the current campaign, earning many plaudits along the way.


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