Man Utd face fight to keep Garnacho with Atletico wanting to re-sign star


ATLETICO MADRID are reportedly interested in re-signing Manchester United teenager Alejandro Garnacho.

The exciting young forward ”Alejandro Garnacho”, 18, has broken onto the scene at Old Trafford this season after arriving from Atletico in 2020.

He has contributed three goals and five assists in 16 games for Erik ten Hag’s side.

The most memorable of those came in Man Utd’s final match before the World Cup when he scored a stoppage-time winner to hand them a 2-1 victory away at Fulham.

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Garnacho is understood to be closing in on securing a new deal with the Red Devils as his current contract expires in the summer of 2024.

But Fichajes are now reporting that Atletico want to bring the youngster back to the Wanda Metropolitano.

Garnacho was a product of their youth system, arriving from Getafe in 2015 and playing for the academy set-up until two and a half years ago.

They let him join United for £420,000 fee in 2020 but are now believed to be regretting the deal.

However, the report also states that it is unlikely Ten Hag’s men will allow Garnacho to re-sign for Atletico.

He is not expected to depart Old Trafford given his impressive recent performances.

And even if he does leave, Real Madrid are thought to be the frontrunners to sign him.

Los Blancos are considering Garnacho as he would count as a homegrown member of their squad despite having decided to play his international football for Argentina.

are desperate to avoid their bitter rivals acquiring a player who came through their academy.

Atletico they may not have a choice if United surprise everyone and opt to move him on.


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