“Outstanding” midfielder has allegedly told his club “goodbye” amid interest from Man Utd

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According to Calciomercato through Sport Witness, Manchester United has Sofyan Amrabat on their list of players they want this summer and are prepared to compete with Barcelona to get a deal.

Sofyan Amrabat, who is she?
This season, Amrabat has maintained his status as a consistent first-team player for current club Fiorentina, making 29 league games with one assist. With 83 appearances under his belt thus far, he has already made more league appearances for the Italian team than any other club. It demonstrates how crucial the midfielder has become to the team since joining from Belgian club Club Brugge.

In fact, the 26-year-old is now among the Big Five leagues’ most impressive passers at his position. His 67.12 passes per 90 indicate that he is in the top 11% of all students for that statistic, or the 89th percentile. Even more amazing is the fact that despite making so many attempts, he actually has a pass completion rate that places him in the top 5% of his position and a progressive pass completion rate that places him in the top 8%.

Two major European teams are now interested in him because to his superb passing range, vision, and player management abilities. Manchester United and Barcelona are both interested in signing the midfielder after he bid his current squad “goodbye” following their defeat in the Europa Conference League final, according to a report from Calciomercato via Sport Witness.

According to the report, United may still be in the lead due of their superior financial strength to the Catalan team. He now has a 40 million Euro (or £34 million) price tag from Fiorentina, and Manchester United are better equipped than Barcelona to cover it.

Amrabat should he join Man United?
If he were to sign, the midfielder could undoubtedly improve the Premier League team’s numbers in the centre of the field. Erik Ten Hag would be acquiring a player who, in addition to being an excellent passer as demonstrated in the past, is also capable of advancing the play on his own by dribbling and passing the ball. For instance, his 1.62 progressive carries per 90 indicate that he performs above average for his position (67th percentile), and his 70.6% successful take on rate demonstrates that he is able to beat his man in addition to moving the ball forward.

Josh Bunting, a football writer, earlier praised the player as “outstanding,” acknowledging that the midfielder “ran the game” in the Europa Conference League Final.

Amrabat is undoubtedly gifted, and if he were to join with Old Trafford, his ability to control the game may be invaluable.

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