Manchester United are likely to sign a marquee striker this summer and it has recently been reported that Tammy Abraham is a player under consideration.
According to The Athletic, scouts from United have been watching him closely at the Stadio Olimpico ahead of a possible move at the end of the season.
Premier League rivals Chelsea currently have a €80 million buy-back clause for Abraham and it is claimed that Roma will hold out for a similar transfer fee.
Abraham is open to returning to the Premier League in the near future but in our opinion, United should avoid an approach for his services this summer.
United should look at better options than Abraham
Abraham joined the Giallorossi from Chelsea in the summer of 2021. He had a good debut season with 27 goals from 53 appearances across all competitions.
However, the goals have dried up for him this campaign. The 25-year-old has netted just seven times in 33 outings and has failed to capitalise on his chances.
In our opinion, the Red Devils must avoid the prospect of signing him. Abraham was far from successful at Chelsea with just 21 league goals from 58 outings.
Hence, the €80m valuation is not justifiable and United should instead focus on Benfica’s Goncalo Ramos, who could be prised away for a slightly higher fee.
The 21-year-old has been a revelation this term with 21 goals and eight assists. He also bagged a tremendous hat-trick for Portugal at the World Cup.
He currently has a release clause worth €120m in his contract, but it has been claimed that he could be prised away for around €100m during the summer.
Ramos would represent better value for money over Abraham. He is nearly four years younger than the Englishman and is already a better finisher in front of goal.
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