Exclusive: Striker Erik ten Hag called ‘phenomenal’ was offered to Manchester United in January

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According to HITC Football, Manchester United was extended an offer to capture former West Ham United striker Sebastien Haller during the January transfer window.

HITC Football has learned from sources that late in the transfer window, middlemen made Sebastien Haller available to major Premier League teams.

Manchester United received an offer for Sebastien Haller.

The intermediaries reached out to Manchester United, Chelsea, and Newcastle United, but they never responded.

On the day of the deadline, both Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham made a concerted effort to sign Haller; nevertheless, Fulham ended up signing Armando Broja on loan from Chelsea.

We are aware that negotiations for a deal involving the former West Ham United striker were held by Fulham and Wolves with Borussia Dortmund.

On the last day of the January transfer window, Dortmund was ready to let the striker to go on loan, but they were unable to come to an agreement with either the Hammers or the Wanderers. Haller remains at the German hockey team.

Erik ten Hag is familiar with Sebastien Haller.

Since joining Dortmund from Ajax in the summer of 2022, Haller has been a member of the team.

After receiving a testicular malignancy diagnosis in July 2022, the former West Ham United striker underwent chemotherapy and two rounds of surgery as part of his treatment.

January 2023 saw Haller return to the training ground, and on January 22 he made his Dortmund debut.

The international player from Ivory Coast did not like his time at West Ham. In 48 Premier League games while playing for the London club, the 29-year-old recorded 10 goals and one assist.

The striker, nevertheless, thrived at Ajax. He finished with 47 goals in 66 games. Haller was employed by the Dutch giants alongside Erik ten Hag.

When the striker was at Ajax, Ten Hag—who is currently in charge of Manchester United—called him “phenomenal.”

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