Manchester United reiterated its interest in Hakim Ziyech after courting him from afar last summer. According to the British daily The Sun, the Red Devils may well try to attract the star of Ajax Amsterdam during this winter mercato.
The English giant is urgently looking for creativity. Ziyech’s name has been circulating insistently in Old Trafford for some time.
The Moroccan winger, 26, has caused a sensation in the last 18 months in Amsterdam – and may well be the next recruit at United.
The Moroccan was again decisive this week in the Champions League, provide a decisive pass to his teammate Quincy Promes, in an action canceled by the VAR.
The Premier League club is not the only one to want to attach the services of the Lion of the Atlas. Real Madrid has also been announced among contenders of the Atlas Lions.
The merengue club had already sent recruiters to observe some players of the Dutch team, including Ziyech, during the match between Ajax and Valencia (3-0), match during which the Moroccan international had shone, with a superb shot that had opened the scoring for his team.
The 26-year-old midfielder was one of Ajax’s stars and key players who surprised all of Europe, including Real Madrid, to qualify for the Champions League semi-finals this season last.
Ziyech, who has already extended his contract with his club until 2021, had a hectic summer. Announced on the list of departures, in the sights of many giants such as Bayern Munich, had chosen to stay in the Netherlands, very little convinced by the offers he had received.