Brighton are hoping to agree a new contract with striker Evan Ferguson to keep the youngster’s services for a while and save their growing interest in the star.
Ferguson is reportedly a target for Manchester United. The Irishman is highly regarded at Old Trafford.
according to Daily MailTottenham Hotspur are also interested in Ferguson and see the 18-year-old as the perfect replacement for Harry Kane, who is set to leave this summer.
Kane is Erik Ten Hag’s number one target as the Dutchman looks to bolster his options in attack.
Newcastle and Chelsea are further parties interested in Ferguson, but the player is expected to remain at the Amex to oversee his development under Roberto de Zerbi.
According to the Daily Mail, “Brighton are hoping to agree a new contract with their son prodigy Ivan Ferguson before the end of the month despite strong interest from Manchester United and Tottenham.”
“United are looking for Ferguson this summer and want a more experienced striker, Tottenham see him as Harry Kane’s heir apparent.”
“England captain Kane may decide to review his contract and leave on a free next summer, with Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid now in hiding.
Brighton star Ferguson is not the only one the Red Devils are looking to add to their squad.
The Daily Mail added that the Seagulls are aware of United’s interest in midfield duo Moises Caicedo and Alexis McAllister.
The Derby side are expecting several offers for Caicedo and McAllister. Brighton are ready to sell Caicedo and McAllister but reject Ferguson’s offer.
All he could do to sway Brighton’s chiefs from their stance on Ferguson was to make an insane offer that he couldn’t refuse.
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