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Manchester United target Kasper Dolberg’s agent deals huge blow to interested parties

Ajax sensation has caught the eye of Old Trafford chiefs but his representative claims he is staying put for now

Manchester United target Kasper Dolberg will not be leaving Ajax this summer.

The Ajax sensation caught the eye of Old Trafford scouts after scoring 23 goals this season in a breakout campaign.

Kasper Dolberg insists he wants to stay at Ajax for the time being... but could find it hard to resist a big-money move in the future

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Dolberg is staying Ajax for the time being despite interest

But agent Jens Steffensen claims the teenage striker will stay in Holland for another year to continue his development.

He is reported in the Liverpool Echo saying: “Kasper is now preparing with the national team for matches against Germany and Kazakhstan.

“I can say one thing – all the top European clubs have enquired about him.

“At the moment there is nothing concrete, there is nothing on paper. Kasper intends to remain at Ajax for another year.”

Dolberg lost out in the Europa League final

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Dolberg lost out in the Europa League final

Kasper Dolberg is probably the hottest prospect at Ajax right now

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Dolberg is probably the hottest prospect at Ajax right now

The news comes just days after United’s prime attacking target Antoine Griezmann committed his long-term future to Atletico Madrid.

Dolberg, 19, had a quiet game as Ajax slumped to a 2-o defeat against United in the Europa League final, but he has turned in consistently brilliant performances leading the line for a youthful side.

The Dane has even been hailed as the next Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the Swede also made his name in the Eredivisie.

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Dolberg has relished the opportunity of being Ajax’s main man this season - leading the scoring charts after 23 strikes in 47 appearances, with 16 of those coming in just 29 league games.

He was named Ajax’s Young Player of the Season this year and has also won the Johan Cruyff award, which is given to the best Under-21 talent in the Eredivisie.

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