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Man United may yet decide to sign Sofyan Amrabat on a permanent deal.

Manchester United Football Club are in for a summer of major overhaul – both on and off the field. Behind the scenes, staff changes are taking place as INEOS look to ensure the perfect structure is in place.

In the dressing room, signings need to be made as a mass exodus of first-teamers is well underway. However, United need some stability, which is why I am warming to the idea of signing Sofyan Amrabat on a long-term contract.

Initial claims suggested United had already chosen against bringing in Amrabat for good, though that situation may have changed due to the Moroccan’s end to the season.

Now, the Manchester Evening News have provided an update on that front. According to the story, United are now refusing to rule out the permanent signing of the 27-year-old, though a final decision is delayed until Erik ten Hag’s future is clear.

United have the option to acquire the Fiorentina midfielder in a deal worth around £20m, and after finishing the season well, there’s now a chance an agreement is reached.

If INEOS opt to stay with Ten Hag, there’s a great chance Amrabat comes back to the Theatre of Dreams on a long-term deal, as it was the Dutch manager who pushed hard for his loan signing last summer.

With Casemiro and Christian Eriksen facing uncertain futures, it may make sense to bring Amrabat back purely from a consistency standpoint. He’d also be handed more minutes due to the fact that two other players in his position have left.

It’s rare that you find a player of Amrabat’s calibre in a deal worth £20m. I guess all he needed was a run in the side to prove his worth.

Do you think a Man United move to sign Sofyan Amrabat permanently would make sense? Let us know your thoughts in the comment box below.


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