Aaron Wan-Bissaka: Manchester United open to offers for defender in summer transfer window

Aaron Wan-Bissaka doesn't feature in new manager Erik ten Hag's plans; Wan-Bissaka will be allowed to leave permanently or on loan; the defender was signed for £50m by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Image: Aaron Wan-Bissaka can leave Manchester United this summer

Manchester United will allow defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka to leave this summer.

United would prefer a permanent deal for the 24-year-old but won't rule out a loan - provided it comes with an obligation to buy.

Wan-Bissaka has enjoyed a mixed time at United since being signed for £50m by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer from Crystal Palace in 2019.

He was the first-choice right-back during Solskjaer's reign but has faced increased competition from Diogo Dalot under interim boss Ralf Rangnick.

Wan-Bissaka's attacking output has often been questioned during his time at Man United, especially in comparison to the number of assists and goals produced by other English full-backs in the Premier League like Trent Alexander Arnold and Reece James.

Wan-Bissaka could be one of a number of players to leave Old Trafford this summer. Nemanja Matic has confirmed his exit, with Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Paul Pogba, Edinson Cavani and Lee Grant also expected to leave once their contracts expire.

New United manager Erik ten Hag arrived in London on Wednesday and is holding transfer meetings with assistant manager Mitchell van der Gaag, who will follow him to Old Trafford from Ajax.

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