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Man United lining up £25m bid for Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon

Jose Mourinho is reportedly set to launch a bumper move and will allow outcast Luke Shaw to leave the club as Tottenham plot a swoop

Manchester United are reportedly preparing to offer Fulham £25million for teenage star Ryan Sessegnon.

And Jose Mourinho is believed to be ready to sell Luke Shaw in order to sign the England youth star.

Manchester United are set to launch a huge move for Ryan Sessegnon

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Manchester United are set to launch a huge move for Ryan Sessegnon

The 17-year-old, who was top scorer for the Young Lions as they won the Under-19s Euros, has been monitored by a host of clubs from across Europe for some time.

But The Guardian claim United are set to steal a march over the likes of Tottenham, Liverpool and Real Madrid by making a move next month.


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Champions League holders Madrid have been watching the full-back all season, while Spurs had a £20m bid rejected for Sessegnon last summer.

Fulham have so far refused to sell their prized-asset but are now believed to be willing to sell for a fee in excess of £30m.

Jose Mourinho will reportedly bid £25m for the Fulham star next month

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Jose Mourinho will reportedly bid £25m for the Fulham star next month

Ryan Sessegnon has a host of big clubs chasing his signature

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Ryan Sessegnon has a host of big clubs chasing his signature

And their manager Slavisa Jokanovic admitted yesterday that he is unsure whether Sessegnon will stay at Craven Cottage in January.

The Serbian said: “In this moment, I am not thinking of being without him for the season, but it is not under my control.


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“All the questions are what the value of this player is, but myself, as a coach, I prefer to stay with the more important players for the competition that is ahead of us, but on the other side I can understand the business side too.

“If we want to be competitive we must keep our important players.”

The Red Devils will allow Luke Shaw to leave the club next month

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The Red Devils will allow Luke Shaw to leave the club next month

If United’s bid is accepted then that is expected to start a huge transfer scramble for the ace.

Tottenham will renew their interest but are also interested in Shaw.

The outcasted left-back, 22, has only played 328 minutes for the Red Devils in the top-flight so far this season.

Ryan Sessegnon is one of the brightest young talents in Europe

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Ryan Sessegnon is one of the brightest young talents in Europe

Tottenham, Liverpool and Real Madrid are all monitoring the Fulham ace

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Tottenham, Liverpool and Real Madrid are all monitoring the Fulham ace

Mourinho’s move for the Championship’s hottest property is not dependent on the sale of Shaw.

However, they know a number of clubs would be willing to take the England international off their hands.

Meanwhile, Spurs are also keen on Sessegnon’s twin brother Steven.