The Nigeria international has been in impressive form for his Italian clubside during the 2022-23 campaign.
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The Reds representatives were in Naples on Wednesday for the Serie A leaders’ Champions League quarter-final against AC Milan
This was after the English Premier League side lost 3-0 at Sevilla on Thursday in the Europa League.
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United have 59 points from 30 games, three points in front of fourth-placed Newcastle United and six ahead of Tottenham Hotspur, who have played 31 matches.
Marcel Sabitzer’s quickfire double in the first half put Erik ten Hag’s team in control of the tie, but Sevilla, record six-times Europa League champions, pulled one back in the 84th minute when Jesus Navas’s shot pinged off the feet of Tyrell Malacia and keeper David de Gea into the net.
Erik Ten Hag’s men will look to draw positives from their victories against their Spanish opponents this season in the Europa League
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The Nigeria international is thought to be on the wish lists of both Manchester United and Chelsea this summer.
Everton will continue their battle against relegation with a home game against Fulham next Saturday
Joe Willock made the breakthrough in the 65th minute of the contest before Callum Wilson netted a second for the home side in the final exchanges, with Eddie Howe’s side fully deserving of the three points.
After previously playing for Man U between 2003 and 2009, he rejoined the Red Devils in the summer of 2021.
Both teams are believed to have identified the Nigeria international as their leading target for the upcoming market
Having only replaced Julen Lopetegui in October, Sampaoli has failed to turn Sevilla’s season around as they still find themselves embroiled in a relegation battle.
Napoli are currently enjoying a memorable season with Luciano Spalletti’s side on the verge of ending the club’s 33-year wait for a Serie A title.
As well as playing Real Sociedad in the group stages, United have been required to defeat Barcelona and Real Betis to reach the last eight.
The Nigerian international has cemented his status as one of the world’s most potent strikers at Napoli this season.
The 24-year-old has been in strong form for his Italian club during the 2022-23 campaign, finding the back of the net on 21 occasions in 26 appearances, in addition to providing four assists.
The Dutchman led United through an unbeaten February, recording wins over Crystal Palace, Leicester and Leeds as well as a draw against the latter.
Just days after a 7-0 humiliation at the hands of Liverpool, an unchanged Manchester United side responded fiercely in this first leg game to put one foot in the quarter-finals.