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Aaron Wan-Bissaka is running out of time to save his Man United career

Manchester United defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka is running out of time to save his Old Trafford career after suffering a fresh injury during a training session.

The 26-year-old suffered a setback in his recovery from injury, as confirmed by Erik ten Hag on Thursday. He has missed the last four games for the club.

Man United triggered the 12-month extension clause in Wan-Bissaka’s contract last month. They are yet to offer him a new long-term contract.

Recent injury concerns and Diogo Dalot’s form could force the club to cash in on the defender in the summer.

Dalot has played a crucial role in United’s upturn in form. The Portuguese full-back has improved defensively and continues to show his attacking qualities.

He is among the few United players who have stepped up this campaign. Dalot possesses rapid pace and is very good on the ball.

His last-ditch block against West Ham United and a magnificent assist for Scott McTominay’s winner against Aston Villa are examples of how incredible he has been lately.

Dalot is the currently undisputed first-choice right-back for Ten Hag.

Wan-Bissaka could potentially be sold in the summer

Wan-Bissaka is going to remain on the sidelines for the next few weeks, which won’t help his Man United career.

The €20 million-rated defender needs to prove again that he deserves to stay at Old Trafford.

He did a great job in the second half of the previous season but has yet to replicate the same form this term.

Incoming co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe will want to improve the United squad in the summer.

Wan-Bissaka is one of the few players who could be sold for a decent price. United could try to replace him with Jeremie Frimpong if the former is sold for around €20-30m.

Frimpong is a very different profile of full-back when compared to the former Crystal Palace man.

Ten Hag wants his full-backs to attack and be brave with the ball.

Wan-Bissaka is one of the best one-on-one defenders in the world, but his attacking output is limited.

Frimpong has been in lethal form for Bayer Leverkusen this season, bagging six goals and seven assists in 20 league appearances.

The gulf between the Premier League and Bundesliga is sizeable. It would be unfair to expect a similar return from the 23-year-old in the English top flight.

However, he has attacking talent and perfectly fits Ten Hag’s ball-playing philosophy.

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