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Man Utd have stepped in to sign Galatasaray right-back Sacha Boey

Manchester United have stepped in to sign Galatasaray defender Sacha Boey, according to Turkish outlet Fotomac.

The Red Devils currently have Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Diogo Dalot as their right-back options, but talks have not progressed with the former over a new contract.

United plan to trigger a 12-month extension clause to keep him until June 2025, but there is a possibility that he could leave next summer if he refuses to pen a fresh deal.

Amidst this, Fotomac claim that the club have stepped in to sign Boey from Galatasaray. The right-back has yet to extend his own contract expiring in the summer of 2025.

Aside from United, Arsenal, Marseille and AC Milan are also interested in the Frenchman. The Turkish champions plan to secure €25 million from his sale after this season.

Boey would be a quality signing to replace Wan-Bissaka

Boey has been linked with a move away from Istanbul over the past year. He was on the radar of several clubs last summer, but Galatasaray decided against sanctioning his exit.

Their stance is bound to change at the end of the campaign if he has no plans to extend his deal. This should attract offers from several teams in Europe including United.

The former Rennes man has similar defensive attributes as Wan-Bissaka. He has won 2.5 tackles per league game this season with 1.8 interceptions and 1.4 clearances.

He has also won nearly six duels per outing with 7.3 ball recoveries. If Wan-Bissaka were to leave, Boey would be an ideal candidate to fill the void in the right-back department.

Boey is not known for making goal contributions, but he is better than Wan-Bissaka when it comes to passes into the opposition half as well as providing long balls from deep.

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