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Manchester United target PSV Eindhoven star Steven Bergwijn in £25 million deal

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Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping to make a splash in the transfer market this month by signing PSV Eindhoven winger Steven Bergwijn for £25 million. 

United are scouting the 21-year-old winger with a view to making an offer, according to The Sun. Bergwijn has scored 9 goals in 16 Eredivisie matches so far this season. He has also broken through into the Dutch national side, winning 2 caps for Ronald Koeman’s side.

Bergwijn has previously been watched by Liverpool and United, according to Dutch media reports.

Solskjaer is looking to add width to United’s team. Previously this season strikers Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford have been deployed in wide roles, but they are most effective in more central positions, but Bergwijn, as an old-fashioned winger, would fit into Solskjaer’s more attacking set-up.

However, PSV will be reluctant to sell one of their stars. He is contracted to the Dutch champions until 2022, and last summer the club turned down bids from Bordeaux and Torino for Bergwijn, so they can be expected to push a hard bargain.

Bergwijn himself has said he is happy at PSV and hasn’t concerned himself with rumours of transfers to other clubs.

Arsenal eyeing up PSV Eindhoven winger to replace Alexis Sanchez in January

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Arsenal are looking to sign PSV Eindhoven winger Hirving Lozano in the January transfer window as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez, who seems increasingly likely to leave the club.

Lozano has caught the eye this season having already scored 9 goals in the Eredivisie, having only joined the club in the summer from Pachuca for £7.04 million.

However, the 22-year-old, who already has 20 caps for Mexico, is likely to cost £30 million, as PSV’s bosses will be unlikely to allow one of their rising stars to leave for less than the release clause, according to a report by Football.London.

Lozano has previously been watched by Arsenal scouts, and is thought to also be on Manchester United’s radar. But if he keeps his early season form up, other clubs around Europe are likely to be interested in signing him.

Sanchez is known to want to leave Arsenal, with Manchester City thought a likely destination. A cut-price move could happen in January as the Gunners would like to get some money for the player, rather than see him move for nothing once his contract expires in June.